The possum in my garage was staring up at me as if I was the intruder, not him. It had torn open a bag of dry cat food and had scattered it over the garage floor and into my cat’s water dish.

This particular possum had come in through the pet door into the garage and was happily eating leftovers from my cat Spike’s dinner bowl. He obviously had no fear of me because he kept eating as I walked over to the work bench. Even though possums rarely get rabies, I was trying to keep a little distance between me and him; images of sharp teeth and rabies shots flashed through my brain.

Spike’s garage area was being invaded again by a possum that continued to grow fatter by eating my cat’s food.

Reluctantly the possum left the room through Spike’s…



Source by Bob Alexander