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What poo is this?

Found this foulness upon my lawn i was wondering if you could identify the culprit? 



  • edited August 2021
    Anyone know what this is?
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,165
    Can't really see it well enough, but probably cat
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • GreenbirdGreenbird Posts: 237
    Hard to see what I'm looking at to be honest.

    If its the light coloured dollop middle right, I'd say it was small dog or cat.

    I find fox poo to be very dark, dry and slightly curled. 

  • Do you mean the little brown blob on the RH side ?
    Perhaps a close up may help ?
  • edited August 2021
    I would imagine it would be obvious to somebody. But to others im pointing out the brown mass in the middle.
    The grass is in a spiral like a nest there are two nest type arangments in the grass but appear there is only one brown mass that looks like it might be a poo. Or is this worm casting.  Maybe someone Knows what this is exactly.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 83,966
    Definitely not worm

    Looks like cat (or possibly fox)poo from an animal that’s made a real pig of itself on something too rich for it and has ‘travelled straight through’. 

    Or possibly even vomit from similar … can’t really see it clearly enough.  Sorry

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Not worm casts for sure.  Fox faeces often have a pointy end ( unless as @Dovefromabove says it had a rich diet ) and tends to niff a bit.
    More likely cat ? The "spiral" shape is simply the culprit settling down to empty it's bowels in comfort.
    You could move the offending mass onto a solid surface and spread it out - see if there is anything in there which you could perhaps ID or you could just accept that something has crept in and used your lawn as a toilet.
    Where you live and what animals are about may give you a guide and whether or not this is a one off or a regular thing which you may not have spotted previously.
  • edited August 2021
    It appears to be attracting slugs. Those slimy looking black/brown things look like they are making a retreat. The "bab" looked a bit sandy or clay like even.
    But yes it did look like it could be from a poorly animal at first it was more foul  looking
  • dead slugs at the bottom also strange looking appendage upper right 🤔
  • It gets more desturbing the longer i look at it lol 
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