And then there were 8.
The Girl walked over to the coop this morning to let the chickens out. She was greeted with feathers strewn all over the backyard, the garden and on top of the chicken coop. She knew instantly what had happened.
Ricky Raccoon ate Picasso.
From what we can put together… Picasso did not make it back to the coop before curfew. The Girl locked up her birds last night but did not count heads. Picasso must have come back sometime shortly thereafter and decided to hunker down on top of the coop. At some point during the night, Ricky the Raccoon came along… Very sad. Picasso was a sweet bird.
So sad for the girl and your family. 🙁
You Can Call Me Jane says
Oh my goodness. I’m so sorry. Please give your girl my love and sympathies….
That is sooo sad..Loosing an animal that you’re attached too is hard.
I’m so sorry. I love my chickens, and losing one would be so hard for me and my kids. My heart goes out to you.
So sorry about your little chicken, poor thing.
Ricky has to live, but that is very sad..(my yard man’s got chickens, and don’t we love those eggs!!)
bekki kalk says
for some reason, racoons look like they reek of urine and hot garbage, probably do, since its all they eat, god their disgusting ugh, i hope they get wiped off the face of the eath i cant stand them, they’re losers that eat garbage!
they’re as dumb as deer, it’s like, just eat berries in the forest and you wont get killed or taken away in a cage, it’s that simple!
DEATH TO RACOONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!