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Has Anyone ever Had A Opossum.....

Old 10-09-2004, 03:35 PM
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Decide to make his home in the engine compartment of your car. Well I did. And I repeat did. And it's not like the car just sits there. I use it every day for work and shopping. Well, went shopping today, and again I can smell something burning. And this is the second time he's done this. Well when I get home, I pop open the hood, and surprise surprise, there he was. They're more leave in the engine compartment of my car than on the trees. So I grabbed him by the neck, and put him into two plastic milk crates I tied together. He is now learning to hold his breath in the stream behind my house. Man what a mess he made in my car. Chewed through two different wires, that I had to repair, and have to remove all the grass and leaves. Man I hate opossums!!!!!!!
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Old 10-09-2004, 06:33 PM
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can't say I have.
did have a rat move in once,(I mean a rat) the size of my beagle dog [].
when your car gets hot on rat P it really smells.[:'(][&:]
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Old 10-09-2004, 06:47 PM
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Your just gonna let him drown? You could have at least hit him with a ball bat or something, damn. [:'(]
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Old 10-09-2004, 11:38 PM
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Yep. I just let him drown. Just the same way I do when I catch the skunks around my house, in a live trap. Sorry if I offended you.
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Old 10-10-2004, 12:55 AM
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Im not an Anti or from PETA or anything, but thats stupid. You could have ATLEAST clubbed him.
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Old 10-10-2004, 04:51 AM
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opossum is pretty tasty tastes like muskrat just the meat is a little more oily but they make great stew and chilli.
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Old 10-10-2004, 06:08 AM
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actually drowning (from what i heard) would be a lot more "ethical" than just clubbing him in the head. when an animal drowns, it just basically passes out first and quickly dies. clubbing it in the head would be a lot more painful and heck..........you might have to club the sucker 4 or 5 times before it became effective. as far as eating the critters, yuck!!!
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Old 10-16-2004, 07:10 PM
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you must not be one to have a strong stomach eh? I don't like the thoght of drowning but some times you got to do it when your trapping. I would have shot him.
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Old 10-16-2004, 07:40 PM
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I had a mole in trap that wasnt dead so i threw him a bucket. It was fast adn teh animal didnt have to suffer anymore. I would sure as hell would rather have shot it but its not always an option.
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Old 10-17-2004, 05:11 AM
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if you are gonna kill something you better eat it, otherwise leave them be. just to kill animal for the thrill of the kill is no better then murder.
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