ARCHIVED POSSUM SIGHTINGS FROM 2013
(and earlier)

This page has archived Possum sightings from 2011, 2012 and 2013 and is a library of sightings posted to this website 

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Found one in my yard!  
We live in the Caledon, Ontario, area. Found this guy in my backyard on my deck. He was very slow and did not run off, rather sat under …

Dundas Possum 
I live in the town of Dundas, Ontario, just outside of Hamilton. I am just a 5 minute walk from downtown and we have a darling Possum I've …

Unionville Possum 
Last night I left some food out for a stray cat we have 'adopted'. A while later I heard the bowl clinking and found a Possum enjoying the …

Various Ontario Possum sightings 
Carol from London, Ontario, recently wrote to tell us about when she spotted a Possum ..... I awoke this morning at 6:00 am, it is still dark …

Brantford, Ontario 
A Possum carrying four babies on her back was in our backyard about 9:00 a.m. this morning. We live in a subdivision with fairly small …

Little Britain Possum 
Sighted in Little Britain 2 miles west on my rural property, this animal was slow moving, it just backed up and hissed whilst I was shining my flash light …

Possums Galore! 
Fran Sancroft from Pickering, Ontario, wrote to tell us ..... Just saw a dead Possum by the side of the road in Pickering, Close to Duffins Creek (Finch …

Possum Spotting 
We have a number of Possums in and around our farm. They have been regular visitors, mostly at night. They are attracted to the cat food we leave …

Mystery Animal in Thornhill 
While crossing Doncaster (Thornhill) near the railroad underpass, an animal that was shaped like a rat, ran across in front of my car. It was about …

Possum Hotel and B & B 
My name is Todd I live in Lindsay, Ontario. A few weeks back we noticed a Possum in our yard. I thought it was really cool. FAST FORWARD, over …

Welcome To Scarborough 401 and Neilson Rd. 
My cat just gave the Opossum the best and loudest salute. He has a long hairless tail and one longish nose. Not So pretty in my eyes, especially …

Possum 
My wife found our dog (miniature schnauzer) jumping at the fence. No harm done, and we all went out to look at the little fella. Took a picture …

Baby Possums in Hamilton 
I was outside last night with my cat (who is de-clawed and only goes out on a leash). It was dark and I usually put her inside before it gets dark. …

Three possums 
Here is is 9:00 am Friday morning and I had three possums walking through our backyard. We typically spot them in the evenings. We live in south …

Get out of my Garage! 
I live in the North end of Cambridge, Ontario, and had a Possum encounter yesterday. I had left my garage door open for a couple of hours and was …

Backyard visitor 
Lori from Bowmanville wrote to tell us about her wildlife sighting, she says ...... We saw our first Possum last night, sitting out on our back fence …

Possum Sighting 
I live in Odessa, Ontario, which is a small town just west of Kingston. We have a small creek in our back yard, and today looking out my window, I saw …

Possum in our front yard near Schomberg Ontario 
Two of our readers, who are animal lovers, sent us this report - On Sunday afternoon we had just put out some apple and pear pieces for the rabbit that …

A Large White Animal with a long Rat likeTail in Brampton Ont 
At About 2:30 at night I looked out my bedroom window and I saw a very large-looking white animal walking up my pathway to my front door. I thought …

Small white animal  
I live in the Orangeville, Ontario, area and today, while driving down a country road, I spotted an unusual looking animal by the side of the road. …

Another Possum In Brampton, Ontario!! 
We have had visitors in our backyard since the green bin program has been implemented. Frustrated with the mess, I now securely fasten the compost lid …

We saw a Possum! 
One of our readers in Brampton, Ontario, recently spotted a Possum - here is their story! A couple friends and I were outside at around 2:30am, when …

Possums - Barrie, Ontario 
I have a Possum as a regular visitor to my bird-feeder. It comes out in day or evening and when I come out the patio door, it generally reacts by leaving …

Possums spreading east of Toronto 
John, a reader from Whitby, Ontario, sent us a picture of the Possum in his yard! He also tells us ... The dogs have been barking and running to the back …

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Possum caught 
We put out a second trap to catch the Raccoon that made his home in our attic. We caught one and wanted to make sure that there is not a friend wandering …

Possum in Hastings Not rated yet
We have a Possum living next door to us. It comes out during the day to eat the carrots we leave for the rabbits in our back yard. We took pictures …

Spotted a Possum Not rated yet
A friend thought she found a Raccoon in their recycling bin, but it's actually a Possum. Yes, that is a Possum! He does look very comfortable in there! …

Dozens of Possums Not rated yet
Lee from the Blue Mountains saw a Possum in the back yard in Blue Mountains, and sent us a picture! Cute little bugger. Fran from Pickering …

Possum Not rated yet
I was sitting here at my table playing on my laptop and a stray cat has been sleeping on my patio so I put out food for it. I look out on my …

Possum Sighting Not rated yet
Our dog has had two run-ins with a Possum in our backyard. The first time, the dog had it cornered in the garden and the Possum was growling, …

Southern Ontario Possums Not rated yet
Emily, who lives in downtown Toronto, wrote to tell us of her Possum sighting ..... 11:00 pm while parking in the front of my house I spot a Possum …

North Oshawa between Taunton and Grandview Streets Not rated yet
One was spotted three weeks ago in my backyard and another (or perhaps the same one) last night. I thought at first that my initial sighting …

Newmarket Possum Not rated yet
I have a Possum living in my garage. I just found him today although I think he has been living with us for a while, just in hiding. We …

Possums in Abundance! Not rated yet
Harold T from Aylmer, Ontario, wrote to tell us about his encounter with a Possum ..... An unknown animal had excavated a burrow under my garden …

Petrolia Possum Not rated yet
We were pulling in the driveway of our country home about 8 pm and I noticed a Possum, either coming out of below the deck or the window well …

Southern Grey County Not rated yet
A reader from Southern Grey County sent us this picture and report of their Possum sighting ..... Spotted this poor wee fellow on the road in …

Hamilton - Little Petie the Baby Possum Not rated yet
Hamilton - Little Petie the Baby Possum Our dog barked the other night and when I looked outside, spotted a baby on our porch railing eating …

Possum Junction in Toronto Not rated yet
Tonight at 8:30 I saw a rat-like critter atop my garage here in the Junction neighborhood in Toronto. I was scared at first because it had …

They are here for sure! Not rated yet
I was sitting on my front step late last evening and around the corner of our garage wandered a Possum. This is the third time in as many weeks I have …

Maria from Mississauga and the Possum Not rated yet
Last night around 1 am (September 20, 2013) After parking my car in my garage, where we also keep our garbage, I spotted what looked like a huge …

Possum in the Garden and other stories! Not rated yet
Amanda recently wrote to tell us ..... I live in the beaches on Blantyre Ave, and at about 10:30 at night I saw a Possum in my garden, I was …

Possums in the GTA and Niagara Peninsula Not rated yet
Charles from Grimsby, Ontario wrote recently to tell us ..... I saw one in the backyard on the deck being curious then to vegetable garden. …

Possum sighting Not rated yet
My grandson was sitting at the kitchen table this morning around 10:00 am and started shouting that there was a strange animal in the backyard. …

One Not rated yet
London,Ontario August 28, 2013 My cat was sitting looking out the patio door tonight. He was meowing and I knew he saw something. …

Possum on the Deck Not rated yet
Sitting at our kitchen island at home in Guelph, Ontario, at 9:30 at night, August 21, 2013, I noticed movement in the pool of light cast onto …

From Kitchener, Ontario Not rated yet
We have had 'possums in our back yard for a few years now. They are the ugliest things I have ever seen and do nothing but hiss and spit at you. …

I saw three Possums Not rated yet
I was at work, working midnights and on August 7 2013 I was taking grease out to the corral and I saw something move to our blue recycling bins. …

Two in Welland Not rated yet
Last night sitting by our bonfire a large Possum came through our yard, dug some old fishing worms in our flower bed, then climbed the back fence and stopped …

Possum in south Ajax Not rated yet
We have a resident Opossum in South Ajax! My sister saw one when visiting and exclaimed that she just saw the largest rat ever! LOL. We …

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Sighting in Mississauga Not rated yet
We've seen large raccoons and rabbits in our backyard but nothing like this!! I opened my back patio doors to let our 2 Chihuahuas out for …

Possum in Barrie Not rated yet
Observed a tail-less Raccoon climbing over the back fence yesterday and set the live trap last night. Woke this morning to find an adult Possum calmly …

Possums around Ontario Not rated yet
Rita from Richmond Hill, Ontario, wrote to tell us about her sighting, she says ..... I saw my first Opossum tonight, heading to my backyard. I didn't …

Toronto area Possums Not rated yet
Several readers have written to tell us about their Possum sightings, I have combined them for ease of reading! Claire says ..... I saw this …

Colonel Butler Drive Possums Not rated yet
Two Possums, one big and a little one!

Possums, Possums everywhere! Not rated yet
Mark from Ingersoll wrote to tell us .... 4 dead babies found in our suburban backyard - 1 today, 3 two days ago. 13 in a litter you say? OMG! …

Plenty of Possums in Ontario Not rated yet
Pat & Hank from Port Credit wrote to tell us ..... Although we've had glimpses of live Possums in the neighbourhood for a number of years, and …

St. Thomas Possum Not rated yet
Good morning - Just spotted a Possum strolling across our backyard, in St. Thomas, Ontario. It appeared to come up from the ravine area behind …

Burlington Possum - Guelph Line Road Not rated yet
It was nearly 10:00 when I stepped out to the back porch of my boyfriend's townhouse when I saw this animal which first appeared to be a large …

Plenty of Possums! Not rated yet
Zuzana from Beamsville sent us a Possum picture and said ..... I was walking the dogs in the vineyard yesterday and they found him. They didn't …

Just south of Hwy 9, near Tottenham Rd (West of Schomberg) Not rated yet
One day morning I find out something ate my Hosta, all of it. It was a row of "Hosta Virginiana" about 17 pc. One night were eaten about 9 pc and next …

Niagara on the Lake  Not rated yet
It's about 10:45 pm on Monday April 29. I was just looking out my kitchen sliding doors when I noticed a Possum coming out from under my deck. …

Possum in Scarborough Not rated yet
I usually put cat food out for the strays and ferals in my neighbourhood. A few evenings ago I looked out the window to see if the food had been eaten, …

A Plethora of Possums Not rated yet
A reader from near Oakville, Ontario, told us ..... April 9 - we live in Oakville just north of Lake Ontario, and this morning I saw two Possums in our …

Two Possums under my deck in Oakville Not rated yet
On April 04 2013 when I was leaving for work I bent down to pick up my hairband which I dropped a few days ago under the deck steps, and I noticed two …

My First Live Meeting of a Possum Not rated yet
At approximately 8:45 pm. on April 1, 2013 I stepped out on my front porch to see a grey animal in my driveway. It had a long snout and a rat-like …

Possum in London Not rated yet
My son first reported seeing a Possum in the backyard a few weeks ago. On Easter morning while checking to see if the Easter bunny had left eggs outside …

Stoney Creek Possum Not rated yet
Sadly, our outdoor friend met his demise this past weekend. We moved into our current home several years ago and realized we had a Possum living …

Possum in Lindsay Not rated yet
I was taking the dogs out after dinner (it was late winter and dark) and they had something cornered in the yard. When I got there it was a white …

Possums are Everywhere Not rated yet
We have received many reports of Possums this week, so I have combined them into one page ..... you may live where the Possums are living! Tom from …

Possum on our back  Not rated yet
About 2pm today, March 23, 2013, I stepped outside through our back sliding doors to get something off the deck (a frozen bowl of chili) and ran smack …

Cambridge Ontario Possum Not rated yet
I found it looking for food in my recycle bin, in the afternoon! It looked weak and cold.

Possums in the Winter Not rated yet
Susan Taylor of Toronto, Ontario says ... We saw a Possum in the back of the medical building at Sheppard Avenue and Leslie Street area. It was approximately …

In Orono! Not rated yet
Our 2 mini daschunds were barking outside tonight and when we went out to investigate it was a large Possum. Some great pics!

A Possum Visitor in My Garden Not rated yet
During the month of March 2013, we have received many, many reports of Possums in Southern Ontario. Two came from readers in Thornhill, two came from …

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London Possum Not rated yet
Spotted a little critter a few months back hanging around the yard. Usually at night, but today it was mid afternoon and it was in plain view just …

Rockwood Possum Not rated yet
We went to take the recycling out and there he was sleeping in the blue box. Even after we convinced him to wake up and move along so that we could …

Many Possum Sightings across Ontario Not rated yet
On March 7th, Terry wrote to say ..... We sighted a small Possum in our recycle box tonight in Solina, Ontario. It appeared to have a leg injury and was …

Northern Richmond Hill - March 6, 2013 Not rated yet
Spotted climbing along a fence next to a wooded green belt. Seen at 1pm. Ken, thank you so much for sending us your picture of the Possum - what …

Finding a home or looking for food? Not rated yet
My dad was going out to smoke a cigarette and all of a sudden we see something moving in our backyard. We noticed that it was Possum the moment we saw …

Possum Sighting in Orangeville, Ontario Not rated yet
Looked out the window December 10th 2012 at 2200 hrs, to see a Possum walking along the fence line lit by Christmas lights hanging in the trees above. …

Possum in Burlington South!! Not rated yet
I had just gotten out of bed and as I always do, I look out the upstairs window and I saw this white and grey ugly looking animal, larger than cat, walking …

Possum in Hamilton Not rated yet
I had never seen a Possum before last night. I was sitting out late last evening and when I looked up I saw a large cat-sized animal (which I thought was …

Possum Not rated yet
Just driving home at 2 am down Bronte and highway 407, and just dodged what I think was a Possum! Reading the info I though it couldn't be, but as …

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