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HELP-SQUIRRELS HUNGRY !!

This is a discussion on HELP-SQUIRRELS HUNGRY !! within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Originally Posted by Lambert I brought my orchids inside, the squirrels won this battle, last ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lambert View Post
    I brought my orchids inside, the squirrels won this battle, last night I found a cattleya unpotted, munched on in a lot of different places including the roots, the rhizome cut in half and a small laelia was just gone, vanished .... Very aggravating. Maybe buying another Catt would make me feel better ...
    a cat might do you better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    a cat might do you better
    Ron, I have 2 of those already, the squirrels know they're safe on the other side of the window screens!
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    Your Fur Babies are beautiful. And would never ruin a whisker tackling a fuzzy tailed rat, I truly don't blame them.
    Cin & the Rat

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    Thats very funny.I have three cats.Two of them,like to sit on the windowsill.The female cat really wags her tail when the little buggers are near.You have some very nice looking friends.The one on the right looks like, she(he) likes to play and gets into things? Have Fun,Rich

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    Quote Originally Posted by rich63 View Post
    The one on the right looks like, she(he) likes to play and gets into things?
    You have him figured out! He is a daredevil.


    Quote Originally Posted by Molly Taco View Post
    Your Fur Babies are beautiful.
    Cin, thanks for the compliment (on their behalf)

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    Those kitties are so cute, Laurent! I would not let them any closer to those furry rats outside than that window. The one on the left has totally won me over. Just look into those eyes!

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    Maybe one of those fake plastic owl things? They might be scared of those...or a snake? A Scarecrow?

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    I go with the 'neighbors who keep the squirrels well fed' theory. My neighbor spends a fortune on peanuts and in over two years outside I've yet to have an orchid munched. Can't say the same for my plastic resin patio chairs though! And like Connie I have a nice crop of peanuts growing all over the back yard.

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    Default Squirrel deterrent

    Since we're posting personal pics....my squirrel deterrent system comes in the duo model. (See pic) Open the door and yell "sic 'em" and they're chased up the closest tree. Unfortunately, my system has an auto shut off at night time.
    (When they sleep on my bed!)
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    awe.... they are so cute!

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