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Date Posted: 12:39:48 09/02/09 Wed
Author: S. K. Dixon
Subject: Re: Moth hunting
In reply to: Beverly 's message, "Re: Moth hunting" on 09:01:39 09/02/09 Wed

>Sorry I missed this comment, Cathy - I just love the
>image of you and Poot hunting through the room for an
>excaped condemned moth! This late summer, I had at
>least a pair of beautiful luna moths resting on the
>siding of my loft balcony - but even 'tho I know they
>have but a week to live, in their moth stage, I could
>not bring myself to 'sacrifice' them to my boys. I
>can give them wax worms without a pang of regret, for
>the loss of the worm's life - but just can't do it
>with moths (well - not exactly true - I can do it,
>with 'Indian meal moths' ... lol!). Here's a link to
>some of the photos I've gotten, of the moths:
> >href="http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/album.php?aid=2
>031933&id=1060145483">Facebook - Moths on the Loft
>Balcony

>
>or copy and paste:
> >href="http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/album.php?aid=2
>031933&id=1060145483">http://www.facebook.com/home.php#
>/album.php?aid=2031933&id=1060145483

>
>Would love to see a photo of Pootie with her prize!
>
>>I get home from work close to 2:30am. I let my dog
>>out to pee, and a medium sized moth flew in. I caught
>>it in my bug catcher and took it into the princess'
>>room for her. She can't catch moths on her own
>>(although she gets an A for trying). I shook it hard,
>>trying to stun it to give Pootie a chance to get it on
>>her own. Those moths are tough! Couldn't stun it so
>>I just let it loose in Poots cage but it flew out
>>before she could nab it. So me & Poot had a ton of
>>fun hunting down and catching the moth. She knows
>>I'll get it for her so she's right with me as we're
>>finding it, then losing it, then finding it again and
>>trying to catch it. Finally I had to cheat and get
Hey, Cathy! Good to see your post on HRH Princess Poot and the Moth Hunt. Hey, that sounds like the title of a good book--you have so many wonderful Pootie stories that, should you author them, would keep us laughing for weeks! Hugs to you both!



>>the fly swatter. She took the moth and hung upside
>>down me between my shoulder and elbow where I can see
>>her, clutching my tshirt with her back feet, she lays
>>her whole body on my arm, props her little elbows up
>>with the moth in her paws and devours her prize. It's
>>so sweet that no matter what treat she gets, she knows
>>it's a treat and always wants to eat her treats while
>>laying on me like that. I just love my little wee
>>antidepressant ;-)

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