Ducks attacked! Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by justusnak, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I went out this morning to feed...and was met with death. 3 of my baby ducks.....dead...one missing...2 injured. Looks like neck bites....Thier little bodies were not torn up....just a neck bite. I KNOW it was a cat...I have seen a black one around. I took the 2 injured ones...put them in a brooder...gave them vitamins..and water...going back to try to get them to eat something. My delima is.......this cat...I KNOW who it belongs to....it belongs to a PREACHER!! How do I approach him....or do I even try? I WANT REVENGE on this cat!! I need advice! please!!!
     
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh I am so sorry........I don't care what or who this cat belongs to.go , tell them what it did and ask them what they think you should do.if he is preacher,you maybe met with a better attitude than with some others......I pray so.......keep us posted, hope the ducks are going to be okay............ cats are the ones that killed all my babies too.......
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Thanks Okie.....the 2 that are injured.....have puncture wounds in the neck...and cant seem to walk straight. Im not sure if it is just the trauma...or broken necks. Im so mad at myself....for not protecting them better....and we just 3 or 4 days ago, built them a larger pen, and I was sooo happy for them...I cant get over my stupidity....UGH! My poor babies died...because of me. tonight...EVERYONE is going tobe in lockdown. Will a cat kill a 20 week old turkey?? I can get them completely covered.
     
  4. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well we all make mistakes,but you didnt kill them,the dern cat did.............I hope you get a good response from the owner.........maybe he will dispose of the cat !
     
  5. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    :aww
     
  6. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Deb, I'm so sorry about your babies.
    If the cat belongs to a preacher, he should try to make things right for you. I know you just want your ducklings back.
    If he is a poop about it, then I'd say live trap would be the way to go.
    Again, I'm so sorry.[​IMG]
     

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