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Invasion of the body snatcher

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Had a really erie spooky experience today.
Although i am still in the construction stage of my model, i have completed some small areas, one such was a small field under a viaduct, which had the added feature of 4 horses.
This morning all 4 horses have gone!
nothing else has moved, the sheep are still there, the various people are still around the model, but all 4 horses have disappeared!
close examination reveals some mouse droppings,
any rodent experts know if a mouse would selectively take just the 4 horses?
This is wierd.
I should perhaps add that my model is in a converted garage, not the house. and that the field is bounded by track on two sides both of which had rolling stock on them which was not disturbed.
Finally No! I am not having a 'senior moment' and I did not move them myself!
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Thanks for all the views,
The garage is ( I thought) sealed, with new roof and insulated walls, although there is a small gap under the door.
Definately not a squirrel, the space between all the clutter and rubbish would not accomadate a rodent that big without disturbing something,
Almost certainly a little mouse, as i said he (she?) left a couple of little calling cards! but I don't think we should get into the debate about the correct scale of mouse poo in OO
A Station cat initially seemed a good idea, but as someone who watched a lot of Tom and Jerry cartoon the ensueing carnage to the model didn't bear thinging about !
I have placed another horse in said field and am checking daily,
and as nothing else seems to have been chewed or damaged then i am loathed to kill my little visitor.
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