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where did the chicken go....
very very odd question...


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#1 Bob-the-skull

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:58 AM

Last night we had red rooster for dinner... the boys didn't eat all theirs and put it on the table... i meant to put it in the fridge but fell asleep...

this morning i woke up... both boys plates are minus the chicken...

one plate had gravy... no gravy any where else such as the table or floor...

one plate had one bone left over, the other no bones in site...

no pets here... no one else bar the boys and i home... and no bones in the bins...


so where did the chicken go???

#2 FiveAus

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:03 AM

A rat?

#3 Bob-the-skull

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:05 AM

QUOTE (FiveAus @ 12/11/2012, 07:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A rat?


but there is no mess... at all... and no bones... thats what is weird...

i thought maybe the boys had left the back door open and an animal had come in but again no mess and i thought the door was shut last night...

#4 MintyBiscuit

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:06 AM

across the road? Tounge1.gif

could one or both of the boys have woken for a midnight snack?

#5 FiveAus

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:07 AM

If one of my dogs had gotten in, believe me there'd be no mess.

#6 cameo

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:08 AM

I don't know but that is the weirdest thing, it would drive me mental not knowing!!

#7 Bob-the-skull

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:08 AM

QUOTE (HollyOllyOxenfree @ 12/11/2012, 07:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
across the road? Tounge1.gif

could one or both of the boys have woken for a midnight snack?


i thought that... or even me having a late night snack and not remembering which is why i checked the bin for bones... but nudda! it is a truly odd monday morning weirdness...

#8 siemp

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:12 AM

Have you checked the boys beds/bedrooms? Maybe the chicken got relocated?

#9 2 Gorgeous Girls

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:32 AM

I would be going with some sort of rodent.

Maybe the bones are now hanging around their neck in victorious tribute to their late night pilage?

#10 BlueSheep

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:38 AM

Did you ask the boys?

#11 Bob-the-skull

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:39 AM

QUOTE (Madnesscraves @ 12/11/2012, 08:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Did you ask the boys?


*nods*

they said they have no idea... i even explained they wouldn't be in trouble if they did eat it...

#12 Squeekums da feral

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:43 AM

QUOTE (FiveAus @ 12/11/2012, 07:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If one of my dogs had gotten in, believe me there'd be no mess.

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Same, be a better cleaning job than I could do lol.
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My vote is aliens

#13 idle

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:01 AM

That is truly bizarre and it would drive me nuts not knowing!

#14 Therese

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:50 AM

How very weird.  Make sure you tell us when you find out what happened original.gif

#15 WYSIWYG

Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:55 AM

Poltergeist. The chicken stealing poltergeist.

#16 Feral Becky

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:00 AM

Hmmmm meh, parenting fail- fast food for dinner, plus leaving scraps on the table.



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#17 Sweet like a lemon

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:00 AM

Have you checked your fridge? Maybe you just don't remember putting it away.


#18 mumto3princesses

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:03 AM

How weird.

Maybe it was the boys having a midnight snack and they just don't want to tell you. I would prefer to think that rather than a rat or an animal. Or a poltergeist for that matter.

I bought about 300g of ham one day (I put it in a plastic container that night before going to bed) and woke up in the morning to make the girls sandwiches and more than half of it was gone. But that was in the fridge so it had to be a person. They all swear they didn't eat it but I have caught DD2 gobbling down a handful of ham before so I think it was her.

#19 (feral)epg

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:03 AM

I used to have a boyfriend who was on stillnox.  He regularly would get up at night and eat vast quantities and claimed to have absolutely no memory of it the next day.  After losing several whole tubs of connoisseur this way we broke up.

Could someone be sleep walking?  (but the bones missing is weird)

#20 Bluestocking

Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:00 PM

definitely aliens.

#21 Bob-the-skull

Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:16 PM

lol it is still an unknown...

i rang DP this morning who was at his house and joked "btw did you break in to my house and eat chicken?"...

so now it is an "unknown" perp!

I guess if aliens want to eat my chicken i will just have to accept it...

And LindsayMK... I know i brought it on myself with such woeful parenting!

#22 IShallWearMidnight

Posted 12 November 2012 - 01:18 PM

im voting aliens

#23 missjoads1234

Posted 12 November 2012 - 01:24 PM

Im thinking ewwwww if you find it somewhere and eeeeek! if it was a rodant!!

Im thinking ewwwww if you find it somewhere and eeeeek! if it was a rodant!!

#24 ~iMum~

Posted 12 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

Maybe it ran away to join the panty liner?

#25 ShopgirlX

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:19 PM

QUOTE (epg @ 12/11/2012, 12:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
After losing several whole tubs of connoisseur this way we broke up.


OK, that right there is what you call a deal breaker!! grin.gif


As for the chicken, that would do my head in.  I'm going to need to know if you ever work it out!





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