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Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by swilkins, Nov 11, 2007.

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Would you kill this bast@rd rodent?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. swilkins

    swilkins Contributing Member

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    I just found out today that my white and gray cat that disappeared was killed by a possum in the neighbors yard. The cat just turned 1.

    We have this epidemic from recent construction. They are popping up everywhere and are huge.

    So I was thinking of avenging the rather cruel death of my cat (throat ripped out) and was going to look into buying a 22 caliber and terminate with extreme prejudice. I would only use it for these wild animals and it would certainly trim down on possible diseases. I'm a little sad I guess.

    Do you have a hand gun of this size and do you have any stories of inspiration?

    I was also going to buy a cowboy hat and go by the name of Bud Davis.
     
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    Sounds dangerous. I'd recommend something like a trap or some other method that doesn't involve shooting firearms in the vicinity of other people.
     
  3. Brando2101

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    calm down Ahab.
     
  4. SLrocket

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    AVENGE THE KITTY! <img src=http://www.swapmeetdave.com/Humor/Cats/CatHat1.jpg>
     
  5. WildSweet&Cool

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    From hell's heart, I stab at thee!!! For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee, ... thou damned possum!!!
     
  6. fadeaway

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    This is why I could never live in the US. Crazy-ass neighbours running around with handguns shooting at possums. Yeesh.
     
  7. StupidMoniker

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    Only if you wear a red knit cap.
     
  8. lpbman

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    I'd recommend a Ruger 10/22 rifle for the job. Much more accurate, or maybe you're a better shot than I am.

    Or, you could get a 45 cal long colt revolver. Sure it sounds like overkill... but it also fires a 410 shotgun round, which is about perfect .
     
  9. dntrwl

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    borrow a boxer from the dog pound for a few days and theyll be gone. my boxer ran through a thick wood fence chasing down a possum!
     
  10. Desert_Rocket

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    i have never heard of a possum killing anything. Not sure I believe the possum did it.
     
  11. Ziggy

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    are you sure it wasn't your neighbors or some neighborhood kids?
     
  13. R0ckets03

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    then where do you live?
     
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    so you are assuming he is a crazy ass because he wants to kill an aggressive possum?

    i don't think a handgun is the best tool, however. A rifle 22 would ideal. Or trap it
     
  15. Desert_Rocket

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    The only tool I see is the guy who wants to kill an innocent animal with a firearm
     
  16. Mr. Brightside

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    You are better off getting one of those cages that trap wild animals. That way you can have a decent possum meal and avenge the cat's senseless and needless death in glory. Remember to pour out a little bit of your 40 oz. in honor of the cat.
     
  17. DonkeyMagic

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    is the animal innocent if it actually killed his cat?
    is taking out a rodent really that horrible?
    is every person that puts out rat poison a tool?

    this is a rodent, after all, and they can overpopulate an area very quickly.

    a tree somewhere needs a hug.
     
  18. fadeaway

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    Yeah, pretty much.


    In a place with gun control, thankfully.
     
  19. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

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    one shot one kill
     
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    I'm all in favor of killing possums.......nasty ass creatures. However, I'm with you here. For all their disturbing looks, I've never heard of one attacking anything the size of a cat. Especially something that could bite back.

    Don't they eat grubs, insects and dog food? Unless your cat was jacking with it, in which case...............
     

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