We decided today, while everybody was home, to clean up the lumber left over from building the chicken coop. I expected to maybe find a snake in the pile of boards. We didn't! We found a rat family. (I absolutely hate rats; they give me the creeps, like horror movie creeps.) And this is the part where we shrieked & jumped - the mom jumped straight up when we moved the board they were nesting under. She ran for the bushes, leaving her family behind. We now had the perfect opportunity to rid the world of a few rodents, but the babies were so adorable. So we carefully covered them back up and (I hate to admit this) gave them some melon cubes to eat and hydrate. (It was very, very hot out.) We are so hoping their mom will come back and move them somewhere safer. Hopefully far, far into the forest and away from me.
The Chronicles of the skatter girls
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We are three generations living together and running a busy little vintage shop on the California coast. Our Chronicles is a tiny little peek into how we spend our days at home, the shop, antique hunting, and more