Help with Pets!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by ChcknGrl, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. ChcknGrl

    ChcknGrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanna get a cat. I have had cats before and still have 2 that run wild. But I don't want my 4 dogs to kill a tame cat. The 2 wild ones aren't around the house as much, so the dogs can't get them. + We have chickens! How do I get the cat good with chickens? We have had a cat that sticks around the house also get killed by the dogs(His name was "Tom" the TomCat.

    The Question is....

    How do I get the dogs good around a cat. And the cat good around the chickens!
     
  2. rollkeeg877

    rollkeeg877 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well the dogs will kill this cat to and you can't get a cat to like chickens its in them to eat birds and mice all those things
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I doubt that you have the time or expertise to train four dogs that already have a history of cat killing. Far better to spare yourself the loss of a kitten.
     
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  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Agreed. If the dogs have already killed one cat, chances are they will try it again. Either plan to separate the cat and dogs or just forego the idea of another cat to spare yourself the heartache of it getting killed!
     
  5. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldnt get another and i sure hope the ones that are out wild have been fixed.
     
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  6. ChcknGrl

    ChcknGrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, Well actually my best friend's cat hangs around the chickens!:) Unbelievable but true.
     
  7. ChcknGrl

    ChcknGrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the advice
     
  8. ChcknGrl

    ChcknGrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you chickerdoodle!:)
    We might be able to get an inside cat and TOTALLY separate it from the dogs
     
  9. ChcknGrl

    ChcknGrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the ones in the wild are great!!! I see them sometimes and they are healthy, happy, and had 2 kittens(That r 4 months or more) plus the dogs can't get them because they r 2 smart and quick
     
  10. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of a cat killing a full grown chicken, just the young chicks. But I'm sure it could happen.
    A good rooster can go a long way to training a cat to leave the chickens alone. My neighbors cat is regularly chased out of their chicken yard by the rooster. When the rooster is otherwise occupied the cat will sneak in and eat the chicken feed. One squack from a hen and the cat flees in terror with a fury of feathers on his tail ! [​IMG]
     

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