Sunday, December 2, 2012


December 2, 2012

Do not... I repeat...DO NOT let this cute face fool you. There sits a troublemaker.

And no, thank God, that's not my porch swing. My personal experiences with coons have not been so charming. Well, accept for the one that hid behind the big oak tree and kept peeking around it to keep an eye on me. I surprised that one by walking out of the house at dawn. Usually these critters are bedded down for the day by then. I can only assume it was on its way home since healthy animals are very nocturnal. I'm pretty sure this guy was fine since he was thinking clearly enough to hide until I went inside then run like hell for the other side of the stone fence. 

Anyway, I found this picture and it made me laugh, and laughter is something in short supply these days. 



Jess Schira said...

Anything that makes someone laugh is always a good thing, and there's not much cuter or happier looking than a raccoon, though I prefer seeing them on other people's property rather than outside my own door.

KC Kendricks said...

I whole-heartedly agree! I used to have a little garden pond with goldfish but one of the bandits found it and I eventually had to find homes for the fish so he didn't eat them. The coon was determined to have sushi and the only thing that saved the fish was the dog barking and scaring the critter away.