Thursday, October 16, 2008

After further investigation

Kodak is officially (most of the way) off the hook. I don't think he is the dirty(est) dog on the block.

I found a couple of fence pickets that have been hastily reinstalled on the back fence. Two dogs live on the other side of the fence. And I believe one or more of them got a free chicken dinner. Kodak might have been involved in the chase and the festivities, so he doesn't get a total free pass.

While going CSI: Chicken Slaughter Investigation Unit around the backyard, I did notice the fence and that the neighbor's dogs were wet (looking freshly bathed). Neither of them confessed and I don't have a chicken web cam (yet). So I may never know for sure.

Still, I am going to ask the neighbor. I don't want to start a fight or cause a problem but if Kodak is the chicken eater, then we likely can't have chicks again. If it was the neighbor's dog(s), then perhaps with some fence reinforcements, we can try again.

Only we will get less tasty chickens next time.


Susan said...

Sorry to hear about the chickens! Are kids doing okay with it?

Mike said...

They are sad. And I am sad for them.

We will get some more, but I don't know if I want to get any until spring.

The Father of Five said...

You live in EL CHUPACABRA territory...
Have you considered a Chupa attack as a possibility?

(Wow, do I spend WAY too many late nights listening to
Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell?)

Good luck with your neighbor. I hope if his dogs did do this, and he knows it - he will be man enough to let you know.

I hope The Talker, and The Princess will be ok...


KC said...

God loves Texas eh? True about the mild winters though.

Mike said...

Yep, based on one fact.

WE get our idiots elected to national office and then He removes them from Texas!

postulatesandpasttimes said...

"They" say that once a dog has tasted fresh blood, they can never forget it.

I'm not sure who "They" are, but "They" have been around for a long time since "They" told my daddy that story.

I'm liking the Chupacabra theory personally. Tie that to the release UFO stories over in Europe and this century might just turn out interesting.