This is quite possibly the most "Texas" thing I've experienced since moving back to the state. No where else have I ever seen a stray bull come wandering into my yard.

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The Strangest Phone Call You'll Ever Receive

It's the strangest phone call I've ever received. My wife had gone outside to get something from the car, and was gone a long time. I went to the backdoor to see if I could see her. She was no where to be found.

That's when my phone rang.

My wife was whispering and sounded terrified.

There's a bull. In our yard. Charlie...there's a BULL in our yard! What do I do?

Apparently she was hiding behind the vehicles, and was trying to figure out what to do without attracting Toro's attention.

Is This An Animal Control Issue?

It's about to be. I seriously doubt the owner branded their phone number on its backside, and I'm not going to get close enough to check.

Absolutely this needs to be a call to Animal Control. At the very least, they'll know who to call.

Should I Call My Neighbors?

Even though I'm pretty sure that not a single one of them owns a bull. In fact, I know they don't.

I don't live in an area where you would expect to see this type of thing. This is definitely a job for animal control.

Charlie Hardin
Charlie Hardin

Could This Be A Supernatural Omen?

Checking to see what this could mean on a cosmic scale, it's not necessarily a bad thing. Bulls represent power, wealth, love, and fertility. That last one is problematic. I already have four kids. We don't need any fertility omens around here.

What Is The Strangest Thing That's Wandered Into Your Yard?

I honestly shouldn't be surprised that a bull randomly wandered into my yard. I've had a few "interesting" things pop up in my yard. Over the years we've had our fair share of rabbits, dogs, cats, and a prairie dog.

The most interesting was a goat that just stood and stared into my backdoor for a half hour before wandering off into the night.

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