Terrified Londoner live-tweets dramatic pigeon home invasion

Anyone who has ever had their home invaded by pigeons — and I’m speaking from personal experience here — will know that it’s not exactly a pleasant occurrence.

A long way from it. If the feathery pests find a way past your human defences, there’s every chance they will want to make themselves comfortable and NEVER LEAVE AGAIN.

If you don’t believe me, please see the following Twitter thread from London resident Lucy Topping:

A quick side note here: Topping confirmed to Mashable that “cat flat” was in fact a terror-induced spelling mistake.

“Basically there is a cat flap behind our toilet pipe which goes to the outside wall, but we’re three storeys up so no sure what it’s there for?” explained Topping. “A couple of pigeons have lived in the hole in the wall behind the cat flap and that must be how they got in?!

“I know they live there because when they coo, it echoes up the toilet and is a haunting sound!”

Topping’s thread continued with an attempt to move the birds along:

Here’s hoping your home stays pigeon-free from now on, Lucy.

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