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The Bat in the Flat

Posted by Andreas on 31 Aug 2012, 11:15

Ten Minutes ago i noticed this little Guy in our Livingroom
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Posted by Paul on 31 Aug 2012, 11:18

WOW!!!!! You are really lucky!! We have them in our roof but I´ve never had the luck to see on that close!!
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Posted by Andreas on 31 Aug 2012, 11:31

It´s still there , i tried to let him out but he doesn´t move even if i touch him softly .
The last 4 or 3 nights i saw him flying through the livingroom and i always opened the window and thougt he´s left the Room .
Now it looks more like he used to hide there the last days .
We are living in a big old 3Sides Farm with huge Buildings and a little Creek is very near so we see very often Bat´s but not in our Flat .
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Posted by Peter on 31 Aug 2012, 13:39

Well at least you will not have insects in your living room :-D

A cat could be a solution ;-)

Nice pictures :thumbup:
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Posted by Andreas on 31 Aug 2012, 13:51

we have got 2 cats , they are absolutly crazy because the Bat is still hanging there .
I will try to let him out tonight , and maybe i get the Chance to make a foto when it flies... :-D
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Posted by Cameronian on 01 Sep 2012, 10:16

Lucky you, fantastic little creatures. Here in the UK they are very heavily protected by law. To remove that one legally would mean calling in a specialist. Fortunately local bat groups are common and they have the appropriate licences/permissions to handle bats.
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Posted by Andreas on 01 Sep 2012, 16:06

It was quite easy to catch ,he doesn´t move or try to escape , he seems more disturbed and a bit angry because i did wake him up too early . Now he´s out again .
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Posted by Dad's Army on 02 Sep 2012, 11:41

Now we should call you Dracula?
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A nice story this is, you are a lucky man!
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Posted by Andreas on 02 Sep 2012, 14:27

This is one of our cats , he´s called Luke...
but sometimes :?
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He lookes more like Draculuke :-D
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Posted by Wheeling Turn on 02 Sep 2012, 19:24

Draculuke? Well a cat by day a bat by night.... :-D
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Posted by Andreas on 02 Sep 2012, 22:08

I work hard on my "Badman" Image ... ;-) :mrgreen:
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Posted by Susofrick on 03 Sep 2012, 11:33

Mice on the balcony. :angry3: Emptied the trap this morning. Our dog doesn't care much about them as long as they leave him alone. :roll: And if we contact anyone they will put out poison, so we keep quiet and empty the trap. :neutral:
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Posted by WULT on 03 Sep 2012, 21:21

Two years ago I found one in front of a store, it started to freeze to death. Nobody took notice, because the store sells some made of rubber. I took it, it got warm, peed on my hand and flew away! :(
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Posted by zzed on 04 Sep 2012, 15:23

Luke looks just like mine 'Micke', a year old cat found in a park when he had about 2 months

a lovely cat, he is jumping early in the morning next to my pillow, before 5 am, and is always very enthusiastic about early breakfast
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Posted by Andreas on 04 Sep 2012, 15:49

Susofrick wrote:Mice on the balcony. :angry3: Emptied the trap this morning. Our dog doesn't care much about them as long as they leave him alone. :roll: And if we contact anyone they will put out poison, so we keep quiet and empty the trap. :neutral:


OH , it´s not so nice having Mice ;-) Had that Problem also Years ago but i had a good living Trapp ...
It was a Boa Constrictor called Frau Meier , she also was pleased about such Visitors .

WULT wrote:Two years ago I found one in front of a store, it started to freeze to death. Nobody took notice, because the store sells some made of rubber. I took it, it got warm, peed on my hand and flew away! :(


For some Animals there is to say it´s a kind of Sympathie if the pee on you :-)
but it´s not a kind way to say thank you .

zzed wrote:Luke looks just like mine 'Micke', a year old cat found in a park when he had about 2 months

a lovely cat, he is jumping early in the morning next to my pillow, before 5 am, and is always very enthusiastic about early breakfast


Yeah , Cats are something special , i don´t mind what our 2 ruin , i love them , great that you decided to keep Micke
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Posted by vellek on 06 Sep 2012, 18:17

We had a bat come out of the attic, and it flew all around the house till I caught it in an old coffee can (no, not in mid-flight :lol: ) Here in the States bats are the primary carriers of the rabies virus, so one has to be careful... even to touch them by accident is serious stuff. Definitely keep them away from the pets.
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Posted by Andreas on 07 Sep 2012, 10:44

Your right Vellek , in Germany wild living Animals often have " Tollwut " so one has to be very careful .
I did wear Leathergloves as i touched and caught it .
And the Cat´s had no Contact at all ;-)
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Posted by Peter on 07 Sep 2012, 11:07

vellek wrote:We had a bat come out of the attic, and it flew all around the house till I caught it in an old coffee can (no, not in mid-flight :lol: ) Here in the States bats are the primary carriers of the rabies virus, so one has to be careful... even to touch them by accident is serious stuff. Definitely keep them away from the pets.

And what about Batman? :mrgreen:
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Posted by vellek on 07 Sep 2012, 20:09

Batman has rabies?? Is that why he's always so angry?? :P
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