They're in backyards, sipping water from pools.
They're resting or sunbathing on rooftops.
Heck, as this photo illustrates, they even seem to hang out at local football field bleachers on occasion.
Sayville resident Susan Hatter-Knappe was walking the track at the Sayville High School with a few young kids when they noticed they weren't exactly alone in getting some exercise.
She caught the fox as he descended down the bleachers, assuming he'd head off from the track.
Instead the fox decided he could use some exercise as well.
"I was walking the track with a few kids and we had to leave when this guy decided to come off the bleachers and down to the track where we were. He actually followed us for a little while," she wrote in an email to Patch.
"Don't know if he was just looking for food or just checking up
But as Patch readers have been sharing all week on Patch and Patch's Facebook page, red fox are a common as squirrels these days.
Readers have shared stories about how the foxes grab shoes off decks, stroll leisurely from one yard to another and often settle in under houses and yard barns to have a litter.Stay tuned to next week's installment of the Fox Files as Patch reveals myths about red foxes, and what residents should and shouldn't do when it come to interacting with a red fox. If you've got a fox photo to share, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.