Help a fellow climber attacked by vicious foxes


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Patrick Sawyer

Originally California now Ireland
Topic Author's Original Post - May 4, 2013 - 06:52pm PT
I was attacked by some foxes, however not in Peru, but in Ireland.

It was frightening. Now I want to run to Argentina and rent an apartment. I do not think the foxes have the ability to cross the Atlantic.

I am leaving Jennie behind as bait for the foxes.

So I am going to set up some sort of Paypal account and please, feel free to donate. I need the money, as I am not able to generate any income on my own, because I am lazy and a chancer.

Please give. I'll post the online account when I can. And if you give, I'll light a candle in church for you.

Mountain climber
Okinawa, Japan
May 4, 2013 - 07:17pm PT
First we need photos of said foxes.
Patrick Sawyer

Originally California now Ireland
Topic Author's Reply - May 4, 2013 - 07:26pm PT
Jan, you don't want to see them. Full of mange, poor things. One looks more like an overgrown rat than a fox. they hang out in our front and back yards, but rather them (foxes) then the intrepid travelers collecting money they do not deserve.

I have been on to the Wildlife Trust, Animal Foundation and Dublin SPCA about trapping them and getting them treated, as mange can spread in a den, and the other foxes have it.

As far as the 'poor travellers' are concerned, in my eyes, they suck. Leeches. Human mange.


Urban foxes have a bad image. Domesticated dogs do more damage.

Back in the 1960s-1980s in California, if a chicken was missing, it was a raccoon, eggs missing, a skunk, the several times when we had a whole coop of chickens mindlessly slaughtered, domesticated dogs, and I grew up with dogs, cats, goats, horses, etc etc.

Foxes get a bad name, but they do not cause near the damage that unleashed dogs do, and I love dogs.

As far as the couple travelling in SA, they have been doing it on other people's money, from what I can see and what it appears. Perhaps I am wrong, and perhaps I have no right to judge them. But scum always floats to the top.

Technically expert, safe belayer, can lead if easy
May 4, 2013 - 09:24pm PT

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
May 4, 2013 - 09:31pm PT
Foxes? Or Cougars?
Dick Cilley was regularly waylaid by Raccoons,, though I think some were proto-cougars, so e times foxes too...

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
May 4, 2013 - 09:44pm PT
Sweet Jesus, my son, perhaps you've not heard but all the climbers I know
have ever been chasing after foxes.

Social climber
So Cal
May 4, 2013 - 09:47pm PT

Trad climber
the crowd MUST BE MOCKED...Mocked I tell you.
May 4, 2013 - 09:54pm PT

May 4, 2013 - 10:27pm PT
As for the Idhoans in South America, Quit picking on them. You weren't there were ya? You don't know them, do you? Why do you feel the need to talk sh#t about them? You're filling a need of your own by enjoying others' misadventures however selfish and ignorant they are or aren't.
Ricky D

Trad climber
Sierra Westside
May 4, 2013 - 11:29pm PT
Whaddayadoing - channeling Big Tim Cahill?

Jaguars Ripped My Flesh.
A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg.

Or you could go BIG like some Everest Wanker -

Sherpas Tried to Kill Me


Social climber
May 5, 2013 - 01:34am PT
Patrick Sawyer

Originally California now Ireland
Topic Author's Reply - May 5, 2013 - 04:55am PT
Jeez, Apogee, Sweet, glam rock (and werent they glam)

TGT, some nice houses, but why so many dogs for a wee fox.

sempervirens, I am just having a bit of fun, and as you can tell by the other posts on this thread, Id imagine others are to. You think I should lighten up? Perhaps you should. And if I am taking the mickey out of the intrepid travellers, they sort of brought it on themselves. And benefitted. So IMO, they can afford to have a bit of fun poked at them. I don't know how they would take it, but this thread certainly hit a nerve in you.

Mungeclimber, Bugs is soooo clever.

T H, thats a good one. I still think my favorite Benny Hill role was when he played the computer expert in the original The Italian Job (he liked big women)

Ricky D, Big Tim Cahill? Whoz dat? The only Tim Cahill I know is an Australian footballer (soccer) that played for Millwall and Everton and now the New York Red Bulls.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
May 5, 2013 - 09:42am PT
Happens to me all the time. I dint run to Argentina (where there are plenty, lemme tell you).

Let them have their way, is my best advice.


May 5, 2013 - 10:01am PT
Savaged by Fox's. Sweet! Thinking Megan Fox? and her sisters?

"You're welcome?" ....

I can't even imagine the horror....did I spell horror right? :-)


Trad climber
The state of confusion
May 5, 2013 - 11:29am PT


Boulder climber
Dec 23, 2013 - 11:58pm PT

Kennewick wa
Dec 24, 2013 - 12:15am PT

Trad climber
SoCal Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Dec 24, 2013 - 12:51am PT
Vicious foxes?

To generate some sympathy, you should have gone with vicious ducks! ...just saying.

Edit: rednecked ducks!

Dec 24, 2013 - 08:06pm PT
Hey, I think I might be able to help, Patrick!

I just got an e-mail from a guy in Nigeria that has a connection to make a bunch of money just for transferring some money!!

Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Dec 24, 2013 - 08:17pm PT
WTF is a "poor traveller"?

A bum?
Give'em the boot!
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