I live in Norwalk.  The other day I was heading in to work at about 4:30a (I know, I know, it’s early) and was surprised to watch a trio of raccoons cross Main Avenue.  They had a blatant disregard for traffic laws as they paraded defiantly across the street.  They didn’t seem to care that I had to slam on brakes otherwise I would most likely take out their entire family.  They were little little jerks. At one point they looked at me and I am certain they smirked.  That’s why I wasn’t surprised to hear that a Norwalk man was attacked by a raccoon.  I would go so far to say that we may be encountering an angry raccoon gang in Fairfield County.

According to The Hour newspaper, an elderly Norwalk resident on Eastwood Road was doing yard work at 5:40p last week when a raccoon began to attack them.  They tried to run away but tripped and fell.  The raccoon continued to attack until a passerby stopped their car and beat the raccoon with a car floor mat.  The raccoon then ran off.

Isolated incident?  Maybe.  The start of a raccoon gang that is looking to challenge the human race? Most likely.  Forget the zombies, we have a bigger problem.  Angry raccoons.

Sure, you should make sure your pets are up to date with their vaccinations, but you should also prepare for any random raccoon attacks with car floor mats, and advanced weaponry.

We should have seen this coming after this:

 

Source: The Hour Newspaper

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