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Old 03-17-2013, 11:30 PM   #11
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I had skunks with the same problems at my grandmothers house found the live trap works good closer to their assumed living environment then a 22 will do the trick
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Get a live trap and offer them better food in it....
I'm sure I would trap the cat.
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I'm sure I would trap the cat.
Uhm, there is that....
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:53 PM   #14
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Yea it could but if you try to put it outside the cats normal traveling grounds and has no need to search for food it may not... anyways its a live trap no harm.
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Put the cats inside for a few nights, you'll clear out quite a few possums.
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I do have a trap.....
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But there will always be another to take the place of the one you just trapped.
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I have killed every possum that I have caught trespassing. I guess they have been quite successful stealing food. They have all been like 12-15 pounds. They always hiss and show their teeth, but never make any attempt to bite. And never get in a hurry to leave. I just shake them out of the cat house and shoot them as they walk away.
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They keep coming, I keep killing.
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When I was a kid my dad would take me out hunting and trapping with him and catch them by hand and snap their necks for trapping bait.
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