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I Saw A Possum

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    I Killed One! Well, Not Quite

    I was about 16 at the time, coming home late in my mom's car and I hit one not 30 feet from our driveway.  The next morning it was gone. I would swerve to hit a possum.  They are ugly.
    SpiritualFighter SpiritualFighter 26-30, M Feb 17, 2010

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    In My Garage

    I was probably about 8 or 9, so I suppose it's really my parents' garage, but just the same... I'm from Michigan. Opossums aren't exactly rare here, but the first time I ever saw one--at least that I remember--was in that garage. At the time we had a cat that lived both...
    anonymous651 anonymous651 18-21 Apr 10, 2010

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    It Was Huge!

    It was a warm summer night some years ago I think maybe 5 or so? Anywho I walked our onto our back porch  to take my puppy to use the bathroom. Now in the summertime my family dries all its clothes outside and so there was a wire clothes rack out back, because I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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    Mr Possum Is Our Friend....

    I have never much had a Possum interest, but never did mind them, they are just generally gentle folks.... Anyway, I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr Possum for 2 years now.... I feed him his favorite, Cat Food every day for his dinner.... he only comes to our place for a set...
    interestedreader interestedreader 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    When I Was Kid In The Trash Can

    The trash can on our back prch had a litter of baby possums in it! I don't recall what was done with them :(I think they are cute, except when they are mean.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    I saw a possum. I saw it glowing

    and growing suddenly in the view path of my headlights, then I hit it with my car. It was awful. I just hope it didn't suffer...
    trytostealthisname trytostealthisname 22-25, F Apr 28

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    My Opossum Was Huge

      My grandmother died and I was living out of town at this time and decided to stay in her house for the week of the funeral and things.My grandparents were sticklers about things and keeping the lids on the garbage cans tightly was one rule when you took their trash out or...
    CHRISMACCIUS CHRISMACCIUS 41-45, F Sep 10, 2011

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    Ea...possums!

    Ok ok.. i am an animal person, i really am. I always say that i like animals better then people. Not possums however. I really fuching hate possums. With a passion. And not besause they get into the garbage or because ther giant diseased rats. Its because they creep me out...
    hopper130 hopper130 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    I Think It Lives In The Dungeon

    My garage is built under the bedrooms and then behind the garage proper is a small room we use as a storeroom and call a dungeon.There is furniture and other stuff stored there from us and from friends. A little critter like a possum can hide out in there with no problem and be...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M Nov 20, 2012

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    Just A Lil Baby One! Twice!!

    i've seen many opossums over the years...just saw one the other day on the way to work in the morning.  he was waddling across the road, just a little baby one.  i beeped at him to encourage him to hurry...momentarily forgetting that it was 7 am, and i was driving...
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F Jan 28, 2010

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    We Caught A Possum And Posted It On Youtube!

    not only have i seen a possum, my little sister, her bestie and i caught a possum that we found down the street from us. it was crazy!!! we actually videotaped it and posted it on youtube. so we heard that there had been a possum in the neighborhood so we were feeling bored so we...
    huneebee huneebee 18-21, F Jan 24, 2010

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    Lots

    Around where I live, we see lots and lots of possums. I even have them trying to open doors to get in the house. One day I found a baby possum inside. I was painting an upstairs window and had left the ladder propped against it. The baby climbed up but couldn't get back out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22, 2010

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    Oh Possum Possum Possum I Found It In My Trash...

     I can't believe this happened and my parents aren't divorced, but...Once when I was young, my mom was in the shower and my dad was outside feeding the chickens and goats. I heard him come inside after a while and head towards the bathroom, and then I heard my mom scream...
    quarkybrain quarkybrain 18-21 1 Response Jan 26, 2010

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    Scary!

    I was in a great deal of pain and on heavy medication, both pill form and interveniously. I was so high on medication I wasn't thinking right. It wasn't too bad outside and after being in the hospital everyday for almost two months was wanting fresh air. I ...
    college101 college101 31-35, F 31 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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