Burglars Attempt Theft From Chez Herd

We arrived home Sunday afternoon after a beach vacation week to discover that burglars attempted a major theft from Chez Herd.

Chief of Security Kiska Informs the Hu-Dad of the evidence of theft.

Chief of Security Kiska informs the Hu-Dad of the evidence of theft.

Hu-Dad was running low on our food so he ordered more of our food from Chewy thinking it would arrive on Monday. Surprise, it was delivered by Fed Ex on Saturday. Without any rain forecasted (and we need rain bad), he thought it would be fine sitting outside until we arrived. Unfortunately, the neighbors raided our food.

Our Chewy Box was opened! Bruin Burglars struck!

Our Chewy Box was opened! Bruin Burglars struck!

When we turned into the driveway, the boxes were scattered across the driveway – our first sign of trouble. Upon closer inspection, Hu-Dad determined our black bear neighbors managed to not only rip open a couple of boxes, but they opened one of our dog food bags and munched for a while. Something scared them off (maybe it was us coming down the gravel road), so most of our food is still there! Crisis averted!

The opened bag.

The opened bag.

Don’t worry, Kiska plans to have a stern discussion with our black bear neighbors next time she sees them.



  1. Mom 'n Ebby on November 8, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    Ebby sez: Mom’s busy today, so told me to tell you that here, it’s not bears we have to worry about getting our food. It’s ravens and whiskey-jacks that come right onto the deck and raid my food dish — therefore, I make sure I eat it ALL, even the green beans!

  2. rottrover on November 7, 2016 at 8:11 pm

    Da nerve!!

  3. All Things Collie on November 7, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    Aww, while the theft can be costly, you have to feel bad for the bears who are desperately trying to get enough to eat for their long hibernation.

  4. KJ Pierson on November 7, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Bear 1 to Bear 2> They left their Noms out for us while they’re gone.

  5. Lori on November 7, 2016 at 7:42 am

    I know Kiska will have the situation fully under control!!!

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