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Hillbilly dancing to Aretha Franklin with a fat raccoon

Jul 29, 2013 By Abraham 29

29 Comments

  1. David says:

    I’m sure that was his pet, not just a random fat raccoon wanting his attention. My cousins had a raccoon when I was a kid, acted just like a cat!

    1. Pati says:

      I had one as a pet too when I was a teen and it was the MOST FUN pet I ever had ! They are so smart !!! We loved him..his name was Rocky…after the Beatle song Rocky Racoon….

  2. cristina says:

    Oh, I enjoyed watching that!!! Too funny!

    What are they feeding that raccoon? My aunt gives hers a lot of leftover Puerto Rican food and they are fat and glossy, but not as overweight as this one!

  3. Cat says:

    I’d like to know why he is referred to as a hillbilly? Is it the long beard & the overalls? Looks like a nice house & a decent car in the yard. The raccoon is definitely a pet !!

  4. Linda Van Berkom says:

    Ken, I do not have a beard or a pair of overalls…And the raccoon was trying to chew off his leg!! He did run and jump over the railing…I bet he went to get his gun!!

    1. Ben M says:

      I think it is more a play bite, but considering it is wild and never domesticated to soft-mouth, she can leave a few marks. The guy saved her life and enjoys her company. So long as her gets her vaccinated, I really see no reason to interfere… god knows the animal seems happy, well fed and sociable. It’s not like he is breeding wolf hybrids, :sigh: bureaucracy even in a “small government” loving state.

  5. Tartless says:

    This is cool. Though gunshow is gone now and he had another coon he bottle fed named rebekah but now that hes famous the state decided to step in and take her away…they are claiming there are no permits but you can look up the tennessee statues and see that there are permits….So O bed you all to please contact the state gov. about this and get rebekah home where she belongs….home where she is happy and able to roam around as she pleases…without fear of being hunted.

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