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Plenty of Possums 
Elizabeth from downtown Toronto wrote ... I just saw one crossing my street. I live on Washington Avenue, a block south of Bloor. It runs between Spadina …

Stranger at my backyard 
My cat was playing at backyard when he noticed something on the top of the fence. So I saw a small animal there without movement, staring at me. …

Ugly  
Around these parts, Raccoons rule the night. Last night though, I had a different critter walk into my live catch trap. It's the first one I …

Just saw a Possum in Newmarket  
I had no idea we have Possums in Ontario. It was big and ratty looking. I thought at first it was an albino raccoon but a neighbour said she’s …

Possums in Abundance 
Maria wrote to tell us about what she saw at Bramalea Road and Professors Lake Parkway, Brampton ... Apparently the possum has been around our house for …

More Ontario Possums Not rated yet
Norma from Omemee wrote ... last night there was a ruckus in my back yard and my dogs were barking and barking. I went out and they had found a possum …

Lots of Possums Not rated yet
Patricia from Prince Albert, wrote ... I'm feeding a feral kitten living under my porch, but last night an opossum showed up to enjoy the cat crunchies. …

Scarborough Opossum Not rated yet
We have seen one in our back yard at night on video as it trips a security camera in our back yard.

Young Opossum in Whitby Not rated yet
I found a young possum in the pool this morning. Shaking and scared sitting on the pool step ... too high for him to get out. Got him out but he …

Multiple Possum Sightings Not rated yet
Bev spotted a Possum just below Little India in Toronto ... it went right into my front garden! Crossed the street when my dog barked from the balcony. …

Assorted Possums Not rated yet
Ruthann Rivers said ... walking across our street this morning a possum. Bearbury Drive in Etobicoke. Just walked across the street in front of us. Amazing. …

Straffordville Possum Not rated yet
I saw my first possum here back in the early 80s. This one is the biggest one I've seen. His ears are evidence of possums not being adapted …

Possum in Tiny Ontario Not rated yet
First time he saw this guy he was under the barbecue. When we shook it he played dead as apparently they do. Second night he came right back to the …

Possum in Napanee Not rated yet
Interesting sighting from our apartment window in Napanee.

Possum are everywhere Not rated yet
Mitch from Bolton wrote ... Just yesterday (March 15th) around 9:00 am, I saw a possum sitting on my neighbours front lawn. At first I thought it was a …

First possum sighting in Quinte West, Ontario Not rated yet
Our farm had a new visitor today - a large, shaggy possum! We live in the country near Wooler, northwest of Trenton, and this is the first possum we've …

Possums Galore Not rated yet
Jim from Scarborough said ... we have one of these fellows living under our deck, part time, at least, as I understand they move about to different spots …

One Opossum in our backyard under the bird feeder Not rated yet
On January 24, in Toronto, Ontario, we were sitting having a late night tea with the light on out back and saw a small opossum just sitting there munching …

Possums are Everywhere! Not rated yet
Paul from Campbellford wrote ... I thought it was a dead cat on the side of the road, but ended up being a Possum. Poor guy got got hit by a car, obviously. …

Another Possum Sighting Not rated yet
We seem to get a few in Collingwood. Had a regular sighting this summer and saw this little chap mooching around the garden yesterday.

One spotted in North Oshawa Not rated yet
Looking out into our back yard this morning, December 13, we saw an opossum walking through our yard and looked up this site.

Possum in the Beach area Not rated yet
We live in the Beach area, Lake Ontario, Toronto. This little critter came to feed on the nuts and seeds we leave out. He/she or siblings have been …

December 13th Opossum Not rated yet
These little guys are great to have around...they clean up under our bird feeder in the winter and I just read that they eat grubs, snails, mice (which …

Kitchener Possum Not rated yet
This one was grabbing bird food in the back yard. Thanks for sending us this picture of an Opossum - he looks pretty healthy and fairly big!

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Possums sure get around Not rated yet
Judy & Al from Ancaster wrote to report ... we often have a possum raid the bird feeders in our backyard. Our house backs on to the Niagara Escarpment. …

Kimberley Possum Not rated yet
I set a live trap because I think I have a skunk under my deck. Caught a possum instead. Was using marshmallows - apparently well like - all eaten. …

Possums East of Toronto Not rated yet
Lynn from Pickering wrote ... I saw a possum last night on the fence in our backyard. It seemed to follow me with its eyes as I had a flashlight on it. …

More Urban Possums Not rated yet
John from mid-town Toronto wrote ... I am building a fence and digging 4 foot deep holes - 10" diameter. Left the hole uncovered for a night and lo and …

My friend rescued a Possum baby! Not rated yet
This is little Peanut ... my friend found a dead Possum that had been hit by a car out in Brampton, Ontario. She heard a little "sneeze" in the animals …

Sandy coloured possum Not rated yet
Yes, we saw a sandy coloured possum in our backyard, around 8:30 pm, in Scarborough by Kennedy Road and Kingston Road

Possum living in Barrie Not rated yet
We have a small man-made stream and fish pond in our back yard and are accustomed to a variety of wildlife visiting the stream. This morning someone …

Came across a Possum last night Not rated yet
While walking along a trail at Zwicks Island in Belleville, around 11.p.m. I came across an adult possum. I stopped and it noticed me. I was able …

An Abundance of Possums Not rated yet
Barb from Whitby reports ... I first saw a dead possum on a local highway near Port Perry, Ontario, about 20 years ago. No one believed me for years when …

Possum in Burford Not rated yet
We woke up to this visitor in our backyard. It has made a home under our shed!! It's quite large, and I'm wondering if maybe she has babies in …

Possums sighted north of Toronto Not rated yet
Pat B from Sutton, Ontario, wrote ... we have rabbits that come and visit at nights to clean up around the bird feeders. Last night around 11 pm I looked …

Port Hope Possum Not rated yet
On the morning of May 7th we found a dead Possum in the road outside our home, looked to be fully grown and rather fat with just a trickle of blood from …

Just had one in our yard Not rated yet
Saw our first Possum in 5 years of living in Waterloo. We are at the most northern part of Waterloo near Erbsville. Possum seen at twilight May …

Early spring sighting of a Possum Not rated yet
We live just on the outskirts of St. Catharines, Ontario, not far from the hospital. Back on March 20, we spotted this guy in the field right next …

Urban Possums Not rated yet
Roger H from Toronto wrote to report ... no pictures I am afraid. It was a still bright six pm in mid March when, what my wife called a strange creature, …

Possums Not rated yet
Julia wrote to say ... we live on a 100 acres in Churchill and have a possum we see quite often. He/She comes on to our deck & goes into the play house …

Possums are Everywhere! Not rated yet
Ginger and David from Windsor wrote ... we had a beautiful Opossum in our back yard yesterday morning after daylight. Looked to be healthy, coat was fluffy …

Tecumseh Possum Sighting  Not rated yet
Tecumseh - Windsor The possum was in our backyard, our dog - golden retriever, spotted it and creeped towards it. The possum played dead for about …

He was a Cool Possum! Not rated yet
I was waiting for the bus around 2:30 pm when I saw this guy across the street. I wasn't sure what it was so I went for a closer look and saw this …

Possums in abundance Not rated yet
One of our readers sent this picture from last winter ... I saw this guy in the backyard. Thought it was a giant rat at first, then got a better …

Windsor Ontario Possum Not rated yet
We were walking around in little Italy and saw one at the doorway of a business. It was early morning and he/she looks scared and didn’t move at all. …

Stoney Creek  Not rated yet
This morning our indoor cat has been sitting on out windowsill watching something outside. Just determined, we have a possum scrounging through our …

Better Possum than Never Not rated yet
March 21 – Jackie from Trenton said ... Co-workers and myself spotted an opossum outside our office window, which faces some bushes that lead down to the …

Georgetown Ontario Not rated yet
Have spotted this lone Opossum on numerous occasions in our and neighbor's backyards. Thanks for the Possum picture, and my apologies for the delay …

Possum sighted in Don Mills Not rated yet
Sighted a Possum strolling past the patio door last Saturday. No time for a photo, but the next day I did take a picture of very distinctive track …

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Cobourg Possum Not rated yet
Last winter Greg wrote to tell us about his sighting. This possum was in our back yard this morning, in Cobourg, Ontario. The animal was enjoying …

Possums in Kitchener in January Not rated yet
Earlier this year I had been feeding a stray cat over the winter. I even put out a little box bed with blankets inside to keep him warm over the cold …

Possum Sighting Not rated yet
Saw a possum (January 10/18) walking along the fence in my backyard in North Oshawa.

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