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Old 07-08-2019, 11:06 AM   #1
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Default Any idea what this little creature is?

This fellow visited me in the wee hours. Any idea what it is? Mink? Fisher cat?

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Picture isn't that clear but I couldn't figure out how to upload a brief mp4 video.
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Old 07-08-2019, 11:27 AM   #2
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It’s a house cat, departing the deck.
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Old 07-08-2019, 11:42 AM   #3
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Itís a house cat, departing the deck.
I can see why you say that because it's a crappy video capture. But the proportions are wrong. It's is very long and low to the ground, and walks differently. I have a number of cats for comparison.
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OK then, itís a long, low house cat.
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Fishers are very dark. Looks like a house cat to me too. Cats can crouch low when hunting...
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Weasel.


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House cat in hunting crouch
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Old 07-09-2019, 09:24 AM   #8
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I agree, I have a calico cat that walks that way often. She slinks along an inch or two off the floor.

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Weasel is a great guess but the tail looks too long. I'll go with the prowling house cat also.
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Well it turned up in the daytime today and it is indeed a very long, low slinking house cat that I've never seen around before. Occam's Razor ... should have know.
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I await my prize!
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I, too, have been unsuccessful at uploading an mp4 video.
Any suggestions?
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I, too, have been unsuccessful at uploading an mp4 video.
Any suggestions?
You need to put it on YouTube then share the link here...thatís what I have had to do.
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The trophy is nice but I was hoping for a "pic-in-nic basket".
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