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Discussion in 'Swansea City' started by swantastic, Nov 24, 2019.

  1. nicewelshlumberjack

    nicewelshlumberjack Well-Known Member

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    @Victor Latest animal saga this morning - cats making a racket then wife shouts -'It's a mouse' - the cats have got it cornered! We live on the lake and it's -13 deg c most nights so mice are always moving in for the winter. Anyway get down on my hand and knees for the live capture (Daren't hurt the little bugger) get him and take him outside to the 12" of snow. He or maybe she (later) runs around a bit and the girls feel sorry for him so they build a house out of cardboard and put food in it - great he/she likes it for two minutes and then back out into the snow - heads off around the front. Open the front door and the little bugger is sitting there waiting to come back in! Now the girls are in full sympathy mode! take it here take it there! - then the final decision we'll keep it in a spare aquarium that we used for the hamsters! Rounded it up and now it's living comfortably in wood shavings and a toilet roll core in the aquarium in one of the girl's bedrooms - I say he or she because they think it may be pregnant!!
     
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  2. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    You'll be sorry
     
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  3. Victor

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    Swantastic ,. ....... I always loved my garden and my flowers before I smashed my hip,....now I have to cut back a lot............... My green house was full of tomatoes ........ My favourite being Alicante, a bloody smashing tomato which had no hard, thick skin like you get sometimes with Money maker...............I will only grow about six plants this year, I will sow some seed indoors in the next week, and. I will have to find somebody to help me replace a couple of panes............I wish you the best of luck with your gardening, nothing like growing your own produce
    Well done you......................Snow drops, and Spring flowers are waking up in my. Garden now, but a bit untidy
    I am still shielding,, so I will be glad to feel the warmer weather..................Good luck again
     
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  4. Victor

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    Nicewelshlumberjack.,,...............You seem to be leading a busy life out there with all the animals you have, both domestic and wild life......... If a mouse came into our house from outside, my Wife would go up the bloody wall.
    Your Daughters attitude to all Annimal life seems to have mellowed you to their way of thinking.........well done to them................My Wife took in a wild Rabbit once.... A person brought it as a baby, and asked my Wife if she could do something about it. She hand fed it, and had it for years,,.....it was stunted in growth, and was a really nasty little sod, only the Wife could handle it.. ....................Anyway, hope your mouse is not bloody pregnant.
    Good luck.
     
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  5. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    Well after a gap of 15 years or so , we've finally bitten the bullet and taken on a new commitment . so may i introduce to the Jack army , Baylis a 3 month old golden retriever who I'm sure will soon become head of the family . My wife has wanted one for awhile so a happy wife is a happy husband .

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  6. swantastic

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    Beautiful m8 <cheers>
    He can pull you on your bike saving your legs ;)
     
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  7. glamexile

    glamexile Well-Known Member

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    Excellent well done Matt and Mrs Matt
     
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  8. neveroffsidereff

    neveroffsidereff Well-Known Member

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    He’s a cracking looking one.
     
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  9. Victor

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    Matthew...........He is bloody handsome ..... and on top of that he looks really intelligent........He has got his beady eye on you Matthew....................Well done and good luck.
     
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  10. azzuriswan

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    Enjoy the company Matt...we had two sister labs nearly 16 years ago one passed last July the other is still with us although her back legs are not that strong...she is my shadow and has treatment every two weeks to keep her going...she still has a good appetite and so has our mutt who must be about 14....
     
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  11. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    Thanks chaps , as with all things new ( especially with pups , i'ts sometimes one pace forward two back ) , I slept down stairs with him for the first couple of nights just to settle him in , I managed to return to my own bed last night but then he's sussed if he barks I'll ( note I'll ) come down to let him out for his business . so I'm back on the corner unit until we come to some agreement <laugh>. He is intelligent, he now goes to the door when he wants to relieve himself and sits on command . not bad considering we've only had him for 6 days.
     
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  12. daimungeezer

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    Beautiful dog Matt but then I think all dogs are anyway!

    Talking of mice, I'm getting my garage door bricked up this year...

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    Had three of the little sods in one night once...

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  13. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    My mother a kinder soul to animals you'd ever wish to meet had an infestation of mice in the attic , no nipper traps for them no , I laid humane traps ( they're not cheap) , took them away to the end of the garden and back they came, repeatedly , ( yes I marked one of the buggers ) In the end Nipper Reid of the yard had to take over , no more mice
     
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  14. daimungeezer

    daimungeezer Well-Known Member

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    I released ours in some woodland. A long way from the house!
     
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  15. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    I was lazy , and not so smart <laugh>
     
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  16. swantastic

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    I see your green light on, if it's family reading then please accept our deepest condolences from all the swans fans on here <rose>
     
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  18. swantastic

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    It's quite mindblowing. Just in case there was any doubt...

     
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