Playing Possum

Opossums are slow-moving animals that are vulnerable to predators, such as dogs, coyotes, and foxes. They generally try to avoid confrontations. An opossum that feels threatened may hiss and show its teeth to scare off a potential predator, but it may also “play dead,” or “play possum.” If an opossum is very afraid when it…

Prepare your home for Winter

As winter starts to creep up on Connecticut it’s time for homeowners to prepare for the chance that small animals may start to invade their homes. As the weather gets colder small critters, including skunks, squirrels and raccoon’s will start to seek out warm shelters. Basements and attics are ideal locations for these animals and…

Where the Wild Things Go

After enjoying a nice Indian summer in Connecticut we are now starting to feel the real autumn weather. As the temperature starts to drop at night and the wind brings a chill you can expect to see more animals seeking shelter from the cold. A warm, well heated home is an ideal location for squirrels,…