Introducing a goose to indoor cats

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Kalsti, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Kalsti

    Kalsti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need information on how to introduce indoor older cats to my new goose. Can they live together ok? How best to do this?
    Thanks!
     
  2. auburn

    auburn Out Of The Brooder

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    How old is your goose, how big, and how big are your cats? Every cat is certainly different! When raising chicks, and in the past with goslings, we were very careful about the cats and did our best to make it clear that the fowl were off limits. Once they began maturing, though, our cats lost interest. This is especially true of the geese, who were much bigger than the cats. They were actually more likely to go after the cats then the cats were to go after them!

    It's worth noting though that these were cats who were allowed outside, and that the fowl were only in the house when they were babies. Most interactions afterward were outside. If you're planning to keep your goose indoors, I'm not sure what problems you'd face besides cats being annoyed at a new home addition! ;)
     
  3. Kalsti

    Kalsti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks again!! "Joey the Goose" stands about 2.5 ft. tall and my two male cats are orange marmalade average size cats. But all of these guys are not young....so I wondered how they would all take to each other. The goose will ideally live outside but I need to find a good, safe and aesthetic-looking pen for her so she can be outside once she heals up.....Do you know of any websites that have info on this?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    here's what we built for our 2 geese, mostly used recycled material. also go to the search at top of page and type in goose houses you'll see others as well

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  5. Kalsti

    Kalsti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love this! Thanks so much for sending!!!
     

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