Friday, September 07, 2007

Uninvited Visitor

A visitor came to my house uninvited on Wednesday. My maid was the one who spotted it... in her room! Luckily she was not inside when she saw it otherwise she would have freaked out. I suspect it came in through my kitchen door. Another entrance is through the room window. But can it climb vertical on the wall?

My maid is so afraid of it. So I came to the rescue. What to do... the only man in the house is only 15 months old. :D I used the magic mop’s long stick to chase it out of her room. It was not easy coz it hid under her wardrobe. Luckily it’s the PVC type so I can move it about or lift it up. After much drama and effort (and guts... hehehe... drama coz got 2 ladies screaming whenever it tried to dart towards us), I finally managed to get it out of the house. Unfortunately, it ran into the drain and hid in the hole. And it’s still there today. Every time we open the back door, it’ll run back to the drain. Want to catch it and dispose it elsewhere but don’t know how. Sigh... how can we get rid of it without causing any harm?

Can you guess what I'm talking about? Taaadaaa! Here's the uninvited visitor.

~ look at its long tail ~

After CB saw the picture, he said it's a biawak (monitor lizard). I don’t know where it came from but my housing area is like a jungle. We’ve spotted a snake and a 2-feet iguana before. Must be from the empty lot nearby that has thick bushes. A snake was caught in my neighbour’s house a few months back. Scary hor?

9 comments:

huisia said...

alamak...your guest really horrible! LOL..
if i see this, sure few days can't sleep!

jazzmint said...

eww...very geli lah..somemore refuse to leave your house :S

slavemom said...

Hui Sia, i think my maid's having sleepless nites!

Jazz, ya lor... so 'thick skin' one. LOL

Wen said...

Yerr....
got goose bumps after seeing the pic. me afraid of insects and all these creatures!!! dont u hv mosquito net??

Sasha said...

wei so scary!!! snake?? I paling scared of snake!

mybabybay said...

Hey can make delicious soup with it. :P~~

slavemom said...

Wen, we din install mosq nets on the windows. Seriously considering now. :)

Sasha, tell me abt it!

Mich, good idea... but 1st hor, need to tell me how to catch it. :D

Tracy said...

Eeeeee ...... looks big (or was it just a close-up)! Hahaha! I can imagine how u and ur maid screamed when the biawak tied to dart towards ur direction. A cicak will be enough to have me screaming, let alone a biawak! Luckily it went off by itself, else I wonder how u were going to catch it.

slavemom said...

hahaha.. it's not that big actually. The tile is 12x12in. Jes the tail is vy long.