Home owner and gardener Peter Fox works hard getting his garden ready for fall as the weather turned cold last Monday. His backyard is often soiled by the excrement of neighbourhood felines, luckily he’s got a bucket and rake dedicated to taking care of just that business. /ANDRU MCCRACKEN

The days are getting shorter, and the number of days to get household chores done are growing fewer. Here Stuart Tait of 8th Avenue cleans out his gutters from above. “It’s easy to get good grip,” he quipped to a passing photographer, “Unless it’s wet.” /ANDRU MCCRACKEN

Jim Stewart’s turkeys can’t quite put their finger on it, but there is something in the air. A chill in the air, the faint hints of cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie has them all on edge. /LAURA KEIL

A bird browses the animal version of the Internet, also known as a creek. This denizen of Camp Creek is supposed to be gathering twigs to prepare a nest for winter, but is constantly interrupted by incoming tweets and tasty things floating by. /ANDRU MCCRACKEN