Benny the cat, also known as the Jackadgery Panther was quite a formidable character. He has been seen chasing dogs up the driveway off the property. Not small dogs a German Shepherd, a Cattle Dog as well as smaller ones have all felt the sting of a claw.
Old Geoff my neighbour would come visiting and his dog, Callum,who went everywhere with Geoff, would walk with him as far as the front gate and then would turn around and go home. If Geoff drove, Callum would stay in the car.
I came home from work one day and found Benny asleep on the chair with his stuffed dog which he would move around the house as he felt. Yes fierce Benny did have a soft side. Benny has been gone for a few years now. So this fits both prompts, pets and stuffed animals.
I was asked to do more cow photos a while ago. Sorry I can’t remember who it was or I would give you a shout out. Here is one of the cows on the property next door to me. I was checking the fences and pulling weeds and she came over to see what I was doing, or more likely to see if I had any hay.
This is to join Becky and Debbie in Monday Portrait
Following Sue’s lead with her post, I too have opted for some black and white found around the place.
My besties cattle she used to have before it was too hard to keep them at home. This was one morning when a neighbour rang to say that Jeremy and Badger were at his place. This is them finally going back through the gate into their paddock.
This post was inspired by Sue’s unexpected post The Fox
One afternoon I was sitting with my bestie on her verandah having a cuppa and suddenly over the mound of recently created mulch pile came a face that is hardly ever seen at her place. This was quite unexpected. I managed a quick photo before it disappeared down the hill heading to the neighbours chook house no doubt.
Foxes were bought by the early English settlers who missed their Fox Hunts.
“The European red fox was deliberately introduced to Australia for recreational hunting in 1855 and fox populations became established in the wild in the early 1870s. Within 100 years, the fox had spread across most of Australia” “2012 estimates indicate that there are more than 7.2 million red foxes in Australia”
The Fox has been a major contributor to the decline of many Australian small native species – Bilbys, Night Parrots, Numbats, some Wallaby species and so many native rodents.