Friday, January 7, 2011

Meet Mr. Fox

I've seen so many handsome foxes on my property today but can't get anywhere near them. Webster considers them his mortal enemies because no other 4-legged animal is allowed within his territory. He knows the entrance to one of their dens and is always sniffing around there. I honestly hope there is never a confrontation. We never let Tabitha the cat out alone because of them. They are beautiful animals and they eat mice which makes them heroes in my book.


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4 comments:

a whole lotta love said...

We have foxes and had a baby fox on our property this summer. So cute. It was eating the wild strawberries. They better stay away from my cat though :) Have a lovely weekend!

A Whole Lotta Love,
Adrienne

Heather said...

I just stumbled across your blog. This photo of fox is great! I love all your photos. Happy New Year!

AshTreeCottage said...

When David and I lived in Middleburg, VA we had a red fox on our property. He was shy and never bothered us. We see them here in Boise too, although not too many red ones. They are beautiful creatures. I hope that Webster never gets too close to that den!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

Beautiful fellows, and yea for them with the mice. I have been known to put an insect outside of my house onto a vine, but a mouse, hmmmmmm, I just can't handle them. :(