Mancat Monday: I Might Be Too Tired For a Nap

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Hello everyone, it’s Mancat Monday, are you ready for a fun week?  I might be, but I think I need a nice long snoozy.  Right now though I’m almost too tired for a nap.  Okay, okay, not really, but I am a wee bit tired because I was up most of the night.

Oh, why was I up all night?  I was on WatchCat duty.  I know the others will help me but I felt it was my responsibility to be on the lookout.  Front door, back door, side windows, all areas needed checking.  Why?  Of course you’re probably wondering why.  There have been quite a few coyote sightings in and around our neighborhood.  One of our neighbors let her cat out in the backyard and it was killed, most likely by coyotes.  Humans have spotted them around the roads next to our neighborhood and in and around a neighborhood next to ours.

So, I was doing my best to keep an eye out for my feral friends outside.  I know there is probably nothing I can do, but I can sure alert the Dad, who would most likely give them one heck of a greeting.  We’ve lit the back deck and the backyard and there isn’t any feral food out after dark.  We’re hopeful that will help make our area unattractive to them.  I’ll be having a week long WatchCat training session for everyone else throughout the week.

I hope you all have a fun, fun week and have a nap for me!  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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32 thoughts on “Mancat Monday: I Might Be Too Tired For a Nap

  1. Summer

    How scary! We have coyotes here – they are native to our area. So my human is very careful about the times of day she lets me and Binga out on our leashes. They are very brave here – they have actually snatched small dogs and cats from people’s yards, or stalked dogs while they were being walked.

  2. Marg

    Oh that is pretty scary. Glad you are looking out for all of your family Brian. We sure hope none come up in your yard. Good luck to you. Have a great day.

  3. Pat Hatt

    Coyotes sure aren’t fun to deal with indeed. They used to be in our old area but thankfully moved on. Hopefully all the ferals remain safe.

  4. Sailor Edgar

    Yikes, coyotes! Sorry to hear about that. Coyotes are part of the reason we have our Millie. The area where the feral Mom had her liter is far enough from the city that coyotes are sometimes seen there. When the mother was not seen for a while, the property owner took the litter inside. They all survived…the litter, that is…I guess the mother was not seen again.

  5. Dennis the Vizsla

    hello brian its dennis the vizsla dog oh hay uh oh coyotes!!! we hav got them arownd heer and evry time dada sees a sine or alert for a missing cat or small dog he thinks the coyotes probly got them so that is skarry!!! stay sayf my kitty frends!!! ok bye

  6. Eastside Cats

    Ooh, so sorry for the neighbors whise cat was killed; very sad. Keep up the patrols, Brian, and make sure the others pull their weight too. A friend like you is invaluable to the ferals.

  7. McGuffy's Reader

    JUst remember, coyotes are doing what they are created to do, just as we all have a purpose. We have to find ways to coexist, to keep the natural balance. It is good that you and your folks are aware and trying to keep those who need it safe.

  8. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood…..we R sorree de coyotez haz started to come closer two everee onez home ~~~~~ N we R sorree bout de loss oh yur naybor pal….. 🙁 we two hope de feralz ree mane safe…..tell dad even small dawgs iz in danger frum them and if ina pack; they will take on a large breed….if dad can stand de smell, him can put moth balls round yur propertee ta help de teer em a way ~~~~~~ ♥♥♥

  9. The OP Pack

    Coyotes are beautiful creatures, but it is such a shame that they have become such a threat to us now. We hope your ferals will all be OK.

    Woos – Lightning and Misty

  10. Jan K

    Brian, you are such a good cat to keep an eye out like that for the ferals. Hopefully you can catch up on your snoozing during the day!

  11. Raven

    I’m sure you’re doing a fantastic job watching out for coyotes. We have them here too (we life just a block from a river) and we’ve heard that some of the outdoor cats go “missing” every now and then. Be sure to take some long naps during the daytime so you can keep up your vigilance and alert your Dad if you see an unwanted intruder.

  12. Hobo Hudson

    Brian, you and your dad have come up with some good ideas to keep the coyotes away. I hope they’ll soon move away again from your neighborhood.

  13. Deziz World

    Oh Brian, dat’s just pawful ’bout your neighbors kitty. We hate it when peeps let their kitties outside. We’re purrayin’ fur all da ferals and hope they all stay safe and away from da coyotes. big hugs

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  14. The Island Cats

    We have coyotes around here too, Brian. We can’t say that we’ve seen any but the township people tell everyone to make sure they keep their small pets inside or outside supervised.

  15. Fraidy Cats!

    Brian, we’ve never heard of being too tired for a nap 😀 that is so sad about your neighbor’s cat. last weekend our mom saw a coyote crossing the road just outside of our town. we know they are about in the fields around our neighborhood but we don’t know that they’d ever come into it. train up Simon to help you with your patrols 🙂 we hope your feral family stays safe. purrs,

    pip, smidgen, minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto, TL

  16. Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

    I feel better with you on the watch. You should be given a bell to ring if you see a coyote.

  17. Da DB Boyz

    We are so glad to hear you are keeping a lookout for coyotes, Brian. We hear they can be really dangerous for small animals!
    xoxo
    Jakey & Bilbo

  18. Kitties Blue

    Brian, this is so terrifying for your feral friends. We are all praying that those coyotes stay far from your home. Good idea about not leaving food out at night. Keep up those watch cat duties. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

  19. Sherri-Ellen T-D.

    ***shudderss***
    Brofur Brian mee Pappaw King George an mee Aunty Shelley wre taken bye nasty scarey coyotes last year….mee iss terrified of them! LadyMum told mee there are nun here butt when it iss close to darktime mee getss nervuss….
    Yur thee BEST to watch over thee feral katss an guard them! Pawss crossed no coyotess find their way to yur place…..
    ***nose bumpsss*** Siddhartha Henry =^,.^=

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