I just came to know that my neighbor is poisoning racoons, using catfood as bait.
Our neighborhood is full of nosy, roaming cats, just looking for a snack.
We are keeping Moonshadow inside for the time being, which is no easy feat, restraining a very motivated twenty pound cat takes a lot of maneuvering, let me tell you!
It could all just be a rumor, since the neighbor told me that she was only trapping, the racoons.
She does really hate both the racoons and cats though, so I have a feeling it may be true.
Her persistent hatred, along with the fact that a giant, dead, raccoon toppled from the roof of her deck into our back yard, a few months ago, seems to indicate that she is capable of raccoonacide, or I suppose it could just be a coincidence that a big unwounded raccoon just happened to drop dead after a visit to her garden.
This woman is not very well liked in the neighborhood, although I don't really mind her, except when she smokes and it wafts onto my deck.
She has threatened to shoot our cat in the past, but I always tried to overlook that part in the interest of good relations.
You know, turn the other cheek and all that.