The Big Piney Woods Cats

Monday, May 11, 2009

A Crime In The Big Piney Woods

We have had a goose napping!!!! The story goes like this:

Mom and Dad goose #1 hatched out 7 babies on our pond. Later that day Mom and Dad goose #2 came by with 2 babies. Geese, after they have their babies, hang close to each other, but protect their little ones. However, Mom and Dad goose #1 decided 7 wasn't enough and goose-napped Mom and Dad goose #2 babies, so they have 9 now, and Mom and Dad goose #2 are very upset. Our Daddy says he has never seen this happen before. Momma feels bad for the poor parents. I wonder if they want a ransom. Maybe a sack of corn? Possibly Harley, with his Secret Agent 007.5 experience, can shed some light on this caper.

~Patches Lady~

Posted by One Of The Girls at 6:15 AM

12 Comments

  • Anonymous Secret Agent 007.5 posted at 7:19 AM  
    I have gathered together all of my investigative tools. When I looked up geese-napping in my Spycat Manual, I see that this is a very serious crime indeed! Mom and Dad goose #1 are just waiting for Mom and Dad goose #2 to pay the ransom. Then I feel sure that they will return the bebbehs unharmed. Or else I might have to arrest them.
  • Blogger Cheysuli and gemini posted at 8:04 AM  
    Huh. That does seem like a very nice thing to do. I wonder why? I wonder if those two goslings are happing?
  • Blogger The Meezers posted at 8:13 AM  
    wow, we haf nefur heard of that 'afore eifur!!! inneresting!

    HI TO OUR BESTEST FURRIENDS
  • Blogger Ariel posted at 9:19 AM  
    "Oh My" that is sad perhaps they'll give them back eventually.
  • Blogger Eric and Flynn posted at 9:52 AM  
    Poor mom and dad goose #2. We have never heard of that before either.
  • Blogger Word Tosser posted at 9:58 AM  
    Maybe they were babysitting....
  • Blogger Jan's Funny Farm posted at 11:03 AM  
    Oh, now! A crime. We hope they give those little ones back before Harley has to arrest them!
  • Blogger Karen Jo posted at 12:58 AM  
    I have never heard of anything like this before. I know that animals will sometimes adopt orphans, but kidnapping is new to me. I hope that goose Mom and Dad #2 get their goslings back somehow.
  • Blogger Camie's Kitties posted at 9:17 PM  
    We have never heard of anything like that either. It is very interesting tho.

    Tavi, Cody, Camie, Miss Jade and Gracie
  • Blogger Shaggy, Scooby and Scout posted at 8:21 AM  
    We have lots of geese around here so we know how protective they are of their young. They will hiss & take runs at you!!! Vishus!
    That is a very strange thing.
    The ones around here usually have two hatches each year, so maybe for the next batch, that couple might be smarter to hang out somewhere else.
  • Blogger Fat Eric posted at 1:54 PM  
    Goosenapping?? That really is unusual! There are some geese on the pond next to my mum's school but they don't have any babies yet this year.
  • Blogger Robyn and HotMBC aka The Hotties posted at 2:12 PM  
    Goosenapping? Weird!

    Do you need help with it, Mistrie? I thought the geese were a little skeery, but ... Well, it would be fun to watch fairies too. hehe

    Purrrrrrrrs,
    your bestest friend Gree
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