[LMB] being scared, was OT: Australia (was Take Care)

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Jan 5 21:44:51 GMT 2011

On Jan 5, 2011, at 2:21 PM, Peter Granzeau wrote:

> My mother had a squirrel come up out of the toilet once; frightened her half to death.

How much so, could depend on what she was doing at the time...

> My spouse has a phobia about birds; once one came down the chimney to our den fireplace, flew around the room for a short while--I got a door into the garage and the garage doors open, and the bird flew on out after a few minutes.
> And that self same fireplace disgorged a flying squirrel, which we eventually got out of the den in an identical way.  And reminded me to keep checking the flue to ensure we hadn't left it open again.

We had a squirrel die in a fireplace once.   It wasn't until we got the maggots that we knew about it.

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