Overnight Security Measures

As Chief of Security, Kiska is responsible for yard patrols and establishing the appropriate alert level for potential intruders. At night, however, Hu-dad makes her and everyone else sleep inside for safety reasons, so Kiska has to set out the overnight security measures to maintain control until dawn.

time to go inside

Perimeter patrol number 257 done for the day, so about time to go inside.

So if she has to go inside, how does she make that happen?

rub my scent

Rub my scent along the porch.

if it works for them

If it works for bears, and elk, and bobcat, and . . .

Almost done

Almost done.

Yes, this is a nightly ritual to leave her scent throughout the yard, marking the territory of the Herd and making wild critters think a security detail is still at work.

Let's go to bed

Everything is secure. Let’s go to bed.


  1. Des on May 22, 2015 at 6:51 am

    I have certainly learnt something new! What a diligent girl!

  2. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on May 21, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Mom sez: Ice does the same thing every evening, along the deck railing. Never thought about it being a “territorial” thing, just thought he had an itchy face! Well done, Kiska!

  3. jan on May 21, 2015 at 11:27 am

    If you haven’t been attacked by zebras or giraffes, it seems to be an effective system

  4. Linda on May 21, 2015 at 9:36 am

    She is such a pretty girl. And very studious in her job!

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