Friday, April 10, 2009

Is It Possum or Opossum?

There's a possum in the carport.

That's not a euphemism. Nor is it code for anything. There's a large, fat rodent waddling around our vehicles at night. Just thinking about it makes Bump shudder.

What should I do?

Continue to ignore it? Show the kids? Give it a name? Start feeding it? Call animal control?


Molly said...

Animal control, definitely. You don't want 'em hanging around. They're dirty and they can spread nasty diseases to neighborhood pets, and once they've made themselves at home, they're really hard to get rid of.

Not unlike my in-laws.

merseydotes said...

What Molly said.

Em said...

Wow, I guess Possum in the carport are bad news.

Maybe if I was younger I'd start an alt-country band called Possum in the carport.

Aunt Bob said...

I agree, animal control. Also, opossum.

Tammy said...

Even if you call Animal Control, I'd name him. I'm not sure about your area, but I don;t think animal control does much about 'possums 'round here.