Nemesis The Harris's hawk silently glides through the mists in search of prey for her chicks. As the mice have ranged farther out in the open in search of food, the neighborhood has become her favorite hunting ground.
A mysterious wolf prowls the woods near the neighborhood houses. It watches and waits. Erebus and his pack haven't dared to enter the neighborhood for fear of the humans, but now that the humans are gone...
Snag is a cantankerous old Douglas Squirrel who lived deep in the woods until his land was flooded. He moved to The Refuge with the others, but keeps to himself on the southern edge of the island. He is gruff and prefers his solitude, but when he sees a mouse fall out of the sky, he ventures out to help her.
Skoga is a large and ancient snapper turtle who has lived in the woods longer than any other living creature. He has no interest in the comparatively brief lives of the others wants to be left alone. He has lived in torpor in the stream for months as the cold weather has lingered on, and hates to be disturbed.