2 days ago I was sitting on the grass watching the kids catch lightning bugs.
Clarence the 'possum bobbled out from under the deck and sat right by my leg.
I looked over and he wiggled his snout at me. I noticed his eartag was hanging half off.
I gingerly reached and touched his ear and the tag fell off.
I wanted to look at his ear and make sure it wasn’t torn or infected.
I just dove in and and pushed his ear over to make sure it was okay.
It’s was fine.
He never moved.
I decided to skritch his head. I petted him for several minutes.
He liked it so much he rolled over and went to sleep.
I petted his belly. I was kinda thinking I feel for a pouch. Then I figured a boy 'possum would not have one. I guess.
The whole thing was quite strange.
Then I petted his tail.
OMG. That tail is weird. The skin moves without the under neath stuff moving. Strange!
I’m thinking Clarence the 'possum is really kinda tame.
Or too old to care.