You hear what sounds like a couple of men running across your roof. They stop. They start wrestling, rolling around. You go outside and shine a flashlight: Bandit eyes! It’s a couple of juvenile racoons playing around. Where I live is about 4 miles from wilderness.

If you have a fish pond, good luck to you. If you have cats, make sure they are inside at night. Make sure your trashcan lids are heavy. Do not leave pet food outside. I would think twice about pet doors.

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