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On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 8:09 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> This is equivalent-to-Friday, isn't it?
> At my new house, the entire back yard is a professionally landscaped
> It being spring[-ish] up here, hundreds (perhaps thousands?) of plants are
> just starting to peek above ground. The yard has a chain-link fence all
> the perimeter, and apparently the previous owner also ran a three-foot
> of chicken-wire all the way around the bottom perimeter.
> The only part they appear to have missed is getting the resident rabbit on
> the OUTside of this arrangement. The critter is in rabbit heaven, but he's
> laying waste to all the tender new shoots and sprouts that were supposed to
> become a lovely garden this summer. (At least, I HOPE he's a "he"...)
> I do have a live-capture trap (metal box with spring-door), but I can't
> imagine what I could place inside for bait, given that the entire yard
> is a smorgasbord.
> Unlike the previous owners, I don't have any energetic little yappy-dogs
> to chase the rabbit. So he has no reason to run. He literally sauntered
> when I tried chasing and waving my arms to herd him toward the open gate.
> Ever seen a rabbit sneer? I have. I didn't think anyone could sneer
> while simultaneously wiggling their nose, but apparently it's not that
> Anyway, despite his lazy lifestyle and abundant free food, I really
> don't think I have the patience to wait for his first coronary.
> Waddaya got?
> Kevin McLauchlan
> Senior Technical Writer
> SafeNet, Inc.
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