Well........

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

The Meece....

Well, we don't have the mice anymore. Except for two, who were out when the others got taken for adoption. I didn't want to give the mice up, but there wasn't a whole lot of choice after a look at the score board:


Mice:
to start-21

Cats:
to start-0

Mice:
at the end-15

Cat:
at the end-6

The mice kept mysteriously disappearing. I was a bit perplexed until the other night when I heard a mouse screaming. I looked over and Ko Ko had one by the tail pulling and *Squish* he pulled it right through the mouse house bars and then let him go so he could chase him.

I can't handle picking up any more dead mice. They don't eat them. They don't even leave any sores on them. They just play with them like they are toys and don't understand when their toys won't move anymore. It's what cats do, but it wasn't fair for the mice.

The cats are very disappointed. All of their mobile toys are gone, except for two. One we caught mid jump as Ko Ko was chasing him after the others had been dropped off and the other is still loose in the house. He was eating out of the garbage can today. They have a safer cage the last little two. I hope we can catch the other one.

~Poi Mom Jane

10 Comments:

Blogger Trish said...

You did the right thing - as you said, it's just what cats do...

6:24 AM

 
Blogger somebunnysloveDOTcom said...

Poor little meece! I knew there was a reason why we like our house set so far back from the street. The dogs would have given the rabbits heart attacks by now!
=:8

10:41 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, that is best for the mice. Bubbles catches outdoor mice all the time, and I try to save as many as I can. But it is what cats do, so I cannot get angry at Bubbles for acting like a cat.

12:27 PM

 
Anonymous fiona bun said...

Makes room for more buns!

1:48 PM

 
Blogger Knightly, Lizzie, & Firenze said...

That must be why Mom won't get us any. We would loooovvvveeeee to have some live toys.

Knightly

3:19 PM

 
Blogger Derby said...

Live toy mousies? Sounds good to me. hehehe. But mum doesn't like mousies in the housie.

3:49 PM

 
Blogger Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

poor little guys, but they sure would be a little too tempting to resist...

5:54 PM

 
Blogger Victor Tabbycat said...

Oh, dear. A cat's gotta do... Mom had 3 pet mices long, long ago but she finks her ratty was more fun. I'd like to try bof an see fur myself!

7:22 PM

 
Blogger Wm. said...

Poor babies! I have a confession, though. When Mom took me and my cat mom in after we'd been abandoned, my cat mom was pregnant again. When she had her babies, I thought *they* were toys, too. Mom had to keep a very close eye on me and never let me alone with the little ones. I was only little myself then and really couldn't help it.

8:06 PM

 
Blogger Max said...

Oh my. Poor mousies, though I totally see the cats' point of view, being one and all.

The People would like a hamster, but they're pretty sure Buddah and I would try to do the same thing...

9:16 PM

 

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