Groundhog


We were taking our cat to the vet yesterday morning when we saw a groundhog. He was exploring alongside the road as we drove by without pause. We would have been late for the appointment had we taken the time to stop and take a picture, sigh.

Returning home we saw another groundhog.  He was at an abandoned house not far from our home. When we first spotted him he was crawling under a building. How he escaped from beneath this building without me seeing him I will never know. Maybe there was a family of groundhogs holing up there.

Anyway, when I looked around the property I saw the pictured groundhog. Instinctively I moved from where I had perched myself  and walked across the yard, almost tiptoeing. Now in view of one another, we pause. Realizing there's not immediate threat the groundhog disappears beneath the old house.

6 comments:

Rose said...

Great capture!

Shakespeare said...

So cool!

We're surrounded by squirrels in our new house. I opened a shutter and found one sitting on the windowsill, looking in on me.

Travis Cody said...

You've got a good eye for critters.

Rambling Woods said...

You do have a good eye...I hope the cat is OK....Michelle

Kay said...

This is just so cool! I've only seen a groundhog at the zoo. He must think it's spring already.

Caron said...

I had to look twice to see him.