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The ultimate bat cave: Seattle attic becomes creatures’ new haunt and a community attraction

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Six weeks ago, overnight, about 270 bats decided to take up residence at the Seattle home of Brenda Matter and Bruce Crowley.

Yes, it was a disconcerting sight.

Every evening, 270 bats come streaming out of the attic of the two-story, century-old Victorian home so they can forage.

It’s a warm, cozy, protected attic with just the right size gaps as entrances. A perfect bat home.

Something like this had never happened in the 28 years the couple has lived…

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