Thursday, September 15, 2011

Ask Huffle Thursday

I just remembered that there were some questions that I haven't answered yet!  This one comes from the Katnip Lounge cats, and they wanted to know: Do you have any poisonous spiders or insects? We know you have a lot of nasty snakes there.

Well kitties, yes we do.  Australia not only has nine of the ten most poisonous snakes in the world, but we have lots of other killer wildlife too.  Dangerous spiders include the Red Back Spider and the Sydney Funnel Web Spider.  Mum is not going to show you pictures of them because she is terrified and will scream even if she just sees a photo.

Don't forget we also have Great White Sharks and man-eating crocodiles.

You have to be tough to live in Australia.

20 comments:

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Mom says she either has a poison ivy rash on her hand or a nasty spider bit her. None of us is crazy about those spiders either, but we do love to eat those cicadas.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Cat said...

We thank your mum for her discretion because we can't look at spiders either...GAH!!!

Tober the Cat said...

It's a good thing you're a tough kitty, Miss Huffle! And my AAB is also glad that there are no nasty spider-pictures!

Sparkle said...

Wow, you just scared my human! MOL, she is such a wimp.

The Island Cats said...

Wow! Our spiders are nothing compared to those.

The Island Cats said...

Wow! Our spiders are nothing compared to those.

Sam and Zorro said...

Oh-oh, and we have trap door spiders (yes, even in Melbourne) and while they'll jump and give peeps a nasty sting from their poison, it won't kill them and it doesn't effect us or doggies and in fact Zorro has been seen eating one or two. One was in mum's room so she said he was a very good boy when she saw his chomping it.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Congratulations on fixing Samantha's and GJ's blogs.

Natalie said...

Ack, scary! You and your humans must be very tough indeed to put up with all those dangerous beasties.

Mr Puddy said...

Miss Huffle , Thanks to tell the name of the spider ! we have lots of spider in my garden. and mom don't know which one is poison or not poison, so if they enter into my house. My mom kill it all : )

and MOL for your mom, she like my sis, if my sis see spider, whatever size...she scream first : )

xoxo

Stella said...

Don't you also have lizards that can run fast on their hind feet? My Aussie friend calls them race-
horses.

Cheers and I am glad I live in a cold climate where you don't see this kind of thing much.

Kisses,
Stella

Holly and Khady said...

At least you don't have tornados or hurricanes.

Although, I'm not sure which is worse, the hideous weather we get, or the creepy animals you have.

Holly

Prancer Pie said...

That is skeery! We haf lots of snakes and spiders too. We always watch where we walk or put our paws. Haf a pawsome day. xoxo

Cheyenne -Millie said...

Mom is a scared of all kinds of spiders! Man-eating crocodiles! Yikes! Stay away from them!!! Please!!

Princess Jasmine said...

I think my mummy should pronounce herself "pathetic" for jumping at the iddy biddy little spiders we have here in the uk :)xx

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

I'm guessing you can cross the sharks off the list of things you need to worry about. Though come to think of it, Teddy might enjoy a nice tripo to the shore.....

threecatyard said...

And Goons, Huffle. You forgot to mention the Goons!

Stacy Hurt said...

Wow Huffle! We didn't realize you was an Aussie! Good on Ya! (don't ya hate us yanks for steelin' yer sayings! no worries!)
You are darling & we love The Goon too.

You obviously are totally right, You gotta be tough to live in Austrailia. My mum was gonna move there many years ago but didn't on accounta she wouldn't have been able to take her two belvoed gingers with her. There was a six month quarantine back then.

Spiders are cool but you guys got that nasty ones! Don't those wolf spiders come in like GIGANTO size?

xoxo
Ms. Stella O'houligan

Katnip Lounge said...

Holy Poops!!!

Huffle, stay inside and kick Teddy OUT!

The Army of Four said...

What about Bully Cats? Do you have Bully Ca... oh. Teddy. Never mind.
Play bows,
Zim