Stoney Creek Possum
(Stoney Creek, Ontario)
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 (at least some of the time) under our shed in the backyard.
It was a very timid creature that never caused any issues. We'd see it frequently around our property at night or at a nearby neighbour's home.
A neighbour came to our door this weekend to notify us there was a dead raccoon beside our shed.
It made me realize how rare the animal was and that we were lucky enough to have seen it up close.
Ugly yes, nuisance, no. I hope other families get to appreciate up close them as we have.
I'm sorry to hear about your little critter-friend. It sounds like under your shed was a good place to live, so maybe you'll get another little fella moving in this fall.
Please let us know!
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