Foxes are omnivores with a varied diet. They consume small rodents, birds, and amphibians, but even pet food left outside. Depending on the region, foxes have more food in warmer months.
Raccoons devour everything they can at night. Raccoons eat trash and pet food. Non-working omnivores. They want easy food.
Stray cats may attack your pets if you leave pet food outside. American wild cat numbers are rising. Mixing domestic cats with strays boosts population.
Mice steal pet food even at home. Mice can get in through small cracks, so keeping pet food inside won't help. Sealing food containers and entry holes deters rodents.
Rats seeking cover near food sources can quickly cause an infestation. Rats can be prevented by keeping your property clean and clear of pet food and trash.
Crows adapt to urban settings. Crows are social and intelligent. They eat garden bugs, rubbish, and pet food. Crows aren't dangerous, however they can be bothersome if they trash.
Opossums creep about homes. They're adaptable and live alongside us. They eat fruits, plants, small mammals, insects, & garbage. Possums, being omnivores, will eat pet food left outdoors.
North America has coyotes. Modernization and prey population shifts may attract coyotes to cities. If humans or pet food waste is left outside, they may intrude.
Skunks devour insects in summer. They eat pet food in winter. Skunks seek shelter near food sources. They cause damage by digging dens and entering crawlspaces.