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Surprise garden visitor this morning

Sat in my garden enjoying a big mug of tea and I can hear scratching, what I think is neighbours cat scaling the fence.

I glance up to check and staring back at me is a fox  image

He simply strolls along the fence, down the side of the house and out the front garden.

I know they're often mooching about at night but 9:30 in the morning.



  • WonkyWombleWonkyWomble Posts: 4,509

    Wow Kitty, hope you didn't spill your tea! I've only ever smelt foxes in our area, never seen one!

  • B3B3 Posts: 27,340

    the foxes here are brazen . They wander round the garden in the middle of the day and sun themselves on the lawn.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • darren636darren636 Posts: 666
    My mums garden had a fox family with pups? Every year, nice and cosy behind the conservatory.

    We also had 2 hedgehog families
  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150

    They live over the road (only houses on one side) in an area of large shrubs and trees that border a huge office building.

    They make a right racket some nights and wake me up. Look out the window and you can see them on the grass out front, sometimes its a mother and cubs. Last year she had 3.

  • star gaze lilystar gaze lily Posts: 17,554

    We back onto fields and woods. We often see foxes strolling around during the day too. Not shy at all. 

    Think I might have jumped though Kitty if he was walking alone my fence that early! 

  • CeresCeres Posts: 2,691

    We had a baby fox in the garden a few years back. My neighbour saw one eating her gooseberries.

  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150

    I'm a 5 minute walk from the town centre so no fields near me star gaze lily, shops, offices, bus and tram station you name it its here, very busy.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,891

    My dad had one that slept on top of the hedge in his sunny back garden. Not in the middle of nowhere either  image

    We get a lot of them round here and you often see them in the daytime. Loads of wildlife for them to eat and woodland to hide in. 

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,590


     This one will forever have a space in my memories.

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