So yesterday afternoon TLO and I were out back with the dogs when Kate found something and took off with it in her mouth.
TLO: We have a CORPSE!
TLO (pointing): KATE has a CORPSE in her MOUTH!
At the same time, Dally found something equally icky...but she kindly dropped it when ordered. Kate, Of Course, thought it was a Great Game, and took even a firmer grip on her "corpse." Oh, it was wonderful. Eventually we faked her out by going into the house...even she wouldn't dare bring a carcass in, so we pounced and kenneled her, and I collected the "corpses" with about ten plastic grocery bags.
The good news here is that the vermin are eating the bait in the outdoor traps, so we seem to have sealed off their entry into the house.
The bad news is that the "corpses" are poisoned, so it's especially important that we get to the "corpses" before the dogs do. Double ick all around.