Finally Caught Predator last night

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kawonu, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. kawonu

    kawonu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thought it was a coon that was climbing up into the chicken coup. He has killed 8 chickens and 1 call duck in a little over a week.

    Going to the animal shelter for disposal as soon as they open this morning. He is so wild he growls when you get close to the trap.

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  2. chickn

    chickn Away for a bit

    Apr 15, 2008
    New Hampshire
    wow, that wasnt what you expected i bet!
    they can be crazy scary when they are wild, i know i work for a vet.
     
  3. kawonu

    kawonu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not what I was expecting at all....first I was thinking coon, then skunk as we have killed a few that keep getting our ducks...
     
  4. chickn

    chickn Away for a bit

    Apr 15, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Quote:be thankful he is wild and not a neighbors pet, then you would have to go threw all that, atleast it will be over, you need to cover where ever he got in though. good luck
     
  5. kawonu

    kawonu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is going trough the welded wire fence and somehow getting by the electric fence as well and then over the chain link dog kennels where the birds are....

    I know the neighbors cats and they won't harm anything. I thought this was a bobcat when I first seen him at 5 this morning still half asleep!
     
  6. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is one big kitty! [​IMG] Glad you got him.
     
  7. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2009
    Texas
    You might keep the trap out for a few more days, just in case.

    That is one big well fed kitty. That he may be a pet makes no matter. Take him to the shelter.
     
  8. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
    Lenoir,NC
    Be sure its a feral cat,It looks well fed,maybe its just scared when you come close.You could possibly have another predator of some kind
     
  9. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:8 chickens and 1 call duck in a week....he was well fed.
     
  10. claud

    claud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a lot of chickens for a cat to eat.

    Better keep the trap out for a while.........
     

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