Monday, February 27, 2012

Bear With Me

We live in an area with Black Bears. Every now and then we hear a story of a bear in someone's yard. One lady found one swimming in her pool. Mr Sunshine has seen them on the golf course in the early morning and the elementary school, in that same neighborhood, where Sorority Girl is interning had a Bear Drill! 2 weeks ago.

Last year there was a story about a local nutcase who was leaving rotisserie chickens in his back yard for the bears. One night he forgot to leave the chicken and a bear banged on the door. When he opened the door, the bear smacked him in the face! If I'm lyin', I'm dyin'.

Most of these sightings were at least 2 miles from our large apartment complex. We take our trash to a community dumpster in the center of the complex. Imagine my surprise last week when I saw this sign at the dumpster area...
This is NOT a little black bear, but I don't really need an excuse to show you a little black kitten (who thinks I'm her mama)

7 comments:

Becca said...

black bears scare me. more than brown. they are mean!! and your little black cutie look tewwifing!!!

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

That is some serious scary bear sightings. But kittens, I'll take a kitten sighting any day.

Meg at the Members Lounge said...

My husband is from northern NH, and once upon a time someone thought it was cute to leave stale donuts for the bears - every day. Well the day they didn't get the treats, the idiot was trapped inside his house by angry bears. The game warden has to tranquilize them and relocate them. Lesson learned I hope.

Loretta a/k/a Mrs. Pom said...

I must show this to The Princess, who refused to take the garbage out tonight because there might be a racdoon or possum out there. Heh Heh - bears! Haven't made it to our city suburb- yet!

Suzanne Casamento said...

Yikes!

And what about the nutball leaving chickens out for the bears?! cRaZy!

Kaylen said...

SCARY!!!
Why would someone feed a bear?? And why would he offer it chicken? Pork is way cheaper to buy isn't it??

Protect that baby kitty!!!!

Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

She's adorable.

We were vacationing once and had the front door of the cabin propped open-so we were able to witness the bear rifling through our stuff. Yikes!