Last month I had the girls out and was at the top of the driveway with my three golden retrievers in the early evening. Bobcat comes running across my driveway and on a dead run grabs one of the girls and is gone. I couldn't believe it the dogs didn't even see it. Anyway, a week later I had to split up two muscovy drakes that were fighting and I was putting one in with the chickens. I had the chickens out for maybe all of three minutes, went into the shed to get fresh food and right behind the shed it got another girl. I am so tired of preditors this year. I let the dogs off the electronic fence and sent them after the cat. Sunshine brings back one sad snapped off chicken leg within minutes. Needless to say, it's been full lockdown ever since and I think the chickens and ducks are really getting tired of being locked up. DH spotted it last night and had a clear shot, but forgot the safety was on. I think I saw a kit bobcat crossing the road in front of my car tonight, about half the size of the other one and about 1/4 mile from my place. I suspect it may be a momma with one or more teens. I need to know what to do. I think I have read that they have certain rounds that they take. Would the kits be able to survive on their own now? Do they have a schedule? It's getting colder here now, will they be moving on soon or do we need to consider SSS? Sorry about so many questions, please help. Love wildlife and the country, but I love my critters too, and they are MY responsibility to protect.