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House cats, be warned: Fishers are back on prowl

A relative of the weasel, the fisher preys on rodents and small game. MassWildlife officials have warned those in Greater Boston to keep house cats indoors and avoid putting out suet, which attracts fishers. A relative of the weasel, the fisher preys on rodents and small game. MassWildlife officials have warned those in Greater Boston to keep house cats indoors and avoid putting out suet, which attracts fishers. (Daniel M. Keefe for The Boston Globe)
By James O’Brien
Globe Correspondent / August 4, 2010

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Keep the family cat indoors: that is the message from MassWildlife to residents in cities and towns around Boston after a recent spike in reports of fisher sightings. (Full article: 774 words)

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