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  • From: Ginda Fisher <>
  • To: nafex mailing list at ibiblio <>
  • Subject: Re: [nafex] how to keep squirrels of trees
  • Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:30:41 -0500

On Nov 26, 2013, at 10:23 PM, Road's End Farm wrote:

> On Nov 26, 2013, at 9:25 PM, Spidra Webster wrote:
>> I have an acquaintance who has a dachshund that has turned out to be a
>> prodigious squirrel hunter.
> Does he climb trees?
> I have never had a dog who could catch any significant amount of squirrels,
> though not for lack of trying; the squirrels here learn very quickly to
> stay out of a dog's reach, either in the trees or up the sides of buildings.
> Even the cats can't catch them, because the squirrels weigh less and can go
> further out on the branches than the cats can.

I used to have a cat who was a prodigious killer of chipmunks. He sometimes
killed squirrels, too, but probably not often enough to affect the population.

But he was VERY proud of himself when he took down a squirrel that was half
his size. I miss that cat.


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