Thursday, September 15, 2011

Lizard Patrol

There are two things Trixie doesn't allow in the yard.....lizards and squirrels.  She chases squirrels up trees and sits all day looking up, waiting (they have long gone, jumped tree to tree, but she misses that action).  Lizards are another story.  That girl is fast and if she sees one they are in big trouble.  She has learned that they run under the nearest rock so she immediately takes them to the middle of the yard where there is no cover to run under..

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She proceeds to paw them, and the rest isn't pretty. She's a hunter, what can I say?

She patrols under every bush and rock in search of her prey....she sniffs them out and believe me she has a keen sense of smell.

She was sniffing out the flowers in this picture, very alert, look at that tail. lol

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It's funny though, if I go in the house she stops hunting and wants to come inside. I think she likes the thought of having backup in case she needs it.

She's my buddy.....unconditional love......

8 comments:

Deb said...

our bird dog spends all day hunting lizards...she catchs a lot of them...it is not pretty...

Marguerite said...

Great pis! Oh what a good girl, she is! I have lots of creepy lizards around my yard and would love to borrow her. lol Have a great weekend!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Trixie is cute!

My best friend has a Jack Russel who is always on "squirrel alert" ..lol She also thinks she can bark at any dog ... even thsoe ten times her size! She is fearless.

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Oh, Nanny, the fact that she loves 'back up' cracks me up! Velvet, the tiny white cat that came with our house, is a hunter extraordinaire. I call her The Assassin. But, she will run off any other cats who think they might cruise into her territory, too. And, when she has 'back up,' she is especially fierce! LOL! She and Trixie seem to share some traits! Great photos again. Love 'em! blessings ~ tanna

Jill from Killeny Glen said...

Isn't it amazing the love we have for our furry creatures? Trixie is ADORABLE! I just love your posts about her!
WATCH OUT LIZARDS!

Grandmother said...

Just doing what she's bred to do and keeping alert in the process. But a word in praise of lizards- they eat insects and that's a good thing.

Solar Powered said...

I love it that she loves backup too! Hilarious. I don't like Lizards either Trixie!!!

Gypsy Heart said...

She's adorable! I do believe that they are the highest example of unconditional love that we shall see on earth. Such fun and great companions!

xo
Pat