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Hi scootersandi! Thank you very much for your hilarious review! I saw it last night when I closed the recipe. My inspiration was I really do have an armadillo making holes all over my yard. We been setting a live trap for 2 weeks but only thing we've caught is the cat!

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Last updated: Apr. 2, 2014 7:12 pm
Posted: Apr. 2, 2014 10:17 am
 
Commented by: nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:28 am
i saved it before i went to work-- now it is gone- i wanted to hold it for gary:-(
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nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:28 am
poor kitty!-lol
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:29 am
and i agree - they are nothing but a opposum with armor-lol
 
Apr. 2, 2014 10:41 am
LOL nanny! It was an April Fool's recipe & I didn't even ask AR to consider it! I will open it back up until folks start thinking it is real & leaving bad words!
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:49 am
i knew it was for april fools- but i love having something for gary- gderr- just to make his day sometimes-lol- thanks for opening it up- maybe can add a footnote-- april fool's:-)
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:50 am
oh, and the ones with the bad words- need to get a life-lol
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:51 am
i also loved the review-- may me go to work with a smile on my face and in my heart--
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 10:51 am
p.s.- good friday falls on april 18th- plant the garden!!!
 
Apr. 2, 2014 10:59 am
P.S. - No kitties were harmed, or even irritated, in the trapping attempts! He was trapped twice. When I went out the next mornings, he would stand, stretch, & slowly walk out!
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 11:01 am
lol-
 
Commented by: Linda (LMT)
Apr. 2, 2014 10:29 am
be careful HotGrandma. I don't know what state you live in but armadillos can carry leprosy. If one is a carrier it can even contaminate the soil it digs in. cases documented are typically out west but it's advised not to rule out the southern states.
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Apr. 2, 2014 10:36 am
Thanks, Linda (LMT), for that information. I had no idea about this. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/28/health/28leprosy.html?_r=0
 
Apr. 2, 2014 10:53 am
Thank you Linda for that info. I had never heard that. My dad told me they can ruin a foundation but I have a crawlspace. I am in MS but this health scare concerns me very much. It is getting to be flip flop season & my grand girls sometimes lose them when running. One does cartwheels all around the yard. I was being funny about sitting out there with a gun & don't want to kill anything but it is time to Bubba on this varmit.
 
Apr. 2, 2014 10:55 am
Thank you Marie C for that link. DH & I will study it tonight & talk with the county agent tomorrow.
 
Linda (LMT)
Apr. 2, 2014 11:24 am
I was a little shocked myself. I had no idea they could be carriers of such an awful disease. If caught early it's treatable but still. I am thinking of becoming a wildlife rehabilitator and while researching different animals to rehabilitate I discovered this. Won't be considering armadillos ...
 
Linda (LMT)
Apr. 2, 2014 11:27 am
http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/04/27/armadillos.spreading.leprosy/
 
Apr. 2, 2014 11:44 am
Hi Linda! I had noticed a few holes in the yard & didn't think too much about it. Then one night, coming home not too long after dark, caught sight of the armadillo in the headlights ambling away. Then more holes so set the live trap. But can't catch the thing & 2 weeks later, my yard is awful with holes. I have never heard of a wildlife rehabilitator but it does sound interesting & worthy. I think all critters have their own place & jobs on Earth. That is until they pose a danger to the babies.
 
Linda (LMT)
Apr. 2, 2014 1:01 pm
Agree. Have you tried baiting your trap with spoiled meat, sardines/fish or over ripe fruit? These are suppose to be some of the best to lure them in.
 
Commented by: nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 11:03 am
i do not know where in mississippi you are - i lived in iuka for a while- then corinth-- northeast corner- are you in that area- i have family in the middle nd sounthern end- lol-
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nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 11:06 am
i wonder if they swim- i heard on the home fix-it show to get rid of chipmunks with a bucket of water and board- i am trying to find out if squirrels can swim(could apply to them_ as they get in our attic sometimes- i hate poison and they will not go into the traps--
 
Apr. 2, 2014 11:15 am
I live in a small town about 80 miles south of Memphis. My dad lives in Pontotoc & my sister is Saltillo.
 
nanny129
Apr. 2, 2014 12:47 pm
:-)- i was in radio back then-- i know all those towns:-)and i grew up in memphis- small world:-)
 
Bernadene
Apr. 2, 2014 1:19 pm
Hot Grandma, love, love your recipe, A good one for sure!! Scootersandi sounds like a hoot! You are too funny!! I love a person with a sense of humor!
 
Apr. 2, 2014 4:47 pm
What??? Whaddaya mean "just April Fool's"? I thought I was just heppin' sum folks!(lol) PS Never heard of the leprosy - weird! Of all the "" we're told, WHY isn't this common knowledge? At least in the areas where they live...Thanks for the shout out, HG!
 
Magnolia Blossom
Apr. 2, 2014 7:12 pm
OMG, I just had to read it to my hubby. What a great laugh. Thanks for brightening everyone's day!
 
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