I Have Seen A Raccoon Close To My House

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    Up Close And Personal?

    I was sitting outside my parents' house, foot resting on a folded towel (the reason for that is a story in and of itself).  The sun had set but it wasn't quite full dark.  Home alone, I was smoking, something forbidden when my parents were around.Movement caught the tail of my...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2011


    At one time I lived near the edge of the woods. My windows were the long type, nearly to the floor.It was dark, before sunrise. Sitting on the sofa with my coffee, I saw a face in the glass.OMG, I sorta yelped, tipped my cup, that was hot let me tell ya. A face and hands agains...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

    Mommy Moment

    When my boon was brand new to this world, I was living in a duplex in the middle of the city.  We had a big, wraparound front porch, and the doors to either side of the duplex were on the sides of the house.  Directly across my driveway was another duplex that was...
    unobserver unobserver
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2010


    The first time I noticed a raccoon was on my back balcony.  It was somewhat dark and I have seen it from the rear.  I thought it was a huge cat.  I asked my hubby to come near the patio door, he flipped too for how big it was.  I have decided knocking on the window, it turns...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Aug 20, 2011

    Several Times.

     a couple of times walking down the road .and in the oak tree .i know he dens up around here somewhere....
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Feb 26, 2010

    It Was Inside My House, Actually.

    A baby raccoon crawled into the bathroom garbage once. It was rather strange, because our master bathroom is in the middle of the house, not remotely close to the woods. It was so adorable when we found it sleeping. That being said, those things are scary when provoked! It was...
    Mdear Mdear
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2010
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