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Quote[/b] (fischerCP @ Dec. 21 2006,8:21)]I lossoed its head and poled it out and put hem in to the trash can.
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my first thought was the possibility of them being a carrier of disease. although "cute", i'm a little skiddish about the thought of keeping any wild animals as a pet. i think it's cruel in some cases, and in others i don't know enough about the animal or never thought about it. personal safety issues are a factor too, such as disease and/or potential injuries. also, sanitation issues.

glad you got it out of your home, fischer. and you even got some good pictures.
 
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I have read that when they pass out, they can release a very foul odor so that they appear dead to avoid predators.

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They are MOST ugly from behind. The one I saw on my deck had its back facing me...at first I thought I was looking at the decapitated head of a balding man.
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If you put salt on any tail of a wild animal it becomes tame. It will be your buddy for life...that is what my sister told me when I was young.
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I heard if you put salt on the tail of a bird it can't fly.
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I wonder if I put salt on Ollie's tail if he couldn't climb on my furniture.
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Possums are cute and scary at the same time. Scary is when you're walking around at night and one snarls at you. My dad somehow trapped a momma possum with a bunch of babies on her back. I snagged a baby to keep as a pet. We let momma and the rest go. The baby was cute, slept too much and was very shy. It got out, I went to grab it and the son of a gun bit me. Man they have HUGE mouths with Lots of teeth
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It was too hard to keep him/her so we let it go. It was fun while it lasted.
 
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[b said:
Quote[/b] (PlantAKiss @ Dec. 28 2006,3:14)]I wonder if I put salt on Ollie's tail if he couldn't climb on my furniture.  
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That would turn Ollie wild. Watch out!
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Then you would need to have the Dog Whisper come over and fix poor Ollie.
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[b said:
Quote[/b] ]I wonder if I put salt on Ollie's tail if he couldn't climb on my furniture.
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I'm sure 20, 30, 40 pounds would do juuuust the trick.
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Not only will he not be jumping on furniture, but he'll stay put. And if it's time for walkies, then just take the big of salt off. It's brilliant!
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