Kitten in the Hen House

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by misskes, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. misskes

    misskes Songster

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    Just thought I'd share this cute kitten that's decided to take up residence with my hens. I've been calling it Cooper (don't know if it's male/female). The hens have completely accepted Cooper as one of their own. He/she can often be found sleeping on the roof of the coop as well as inside the run curled up next to a hen. There is a small gap at the top of the coop for ventilation and Cooper is just the right size to fit through.

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  2. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Feather & Fur Whisperer

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    Adorable! ❤️
     
  3. elong7

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    Love! So so cute!
     
  4. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Free Ranging

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    Cooper is super cute! All I can think about is what else could potentially get through that opening if Cooper can...:oops: I would cover that gap up with 1/4" or 1/2" hardware cloth ASAP.
     
  5. misskes

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    Absolutely. That was the first thing I thought of as well. Once he gets a little bigger I'll be blocking off his entrance, though I will feel bad for the little guy. He's very young and he loves the chickens.
     
  6. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Free Ranging

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    So sweet. You'll have to get a picture of him curled up with one of the hens. I bet it's adorable! I'm glad you already have a plan to get that gap covered!!!

     
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  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    That's adorable! :love
     
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  8. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Free Ranging

    I feel like crying....I, too, had a kitten who took up residence in the coop, and was fittingly christened "Cooper." Sweetest little cat in the world. He ended up dying a traumatic death, much to the immense sadness of our family. Your precious cat has brought back so many memories. :love Simply too adorable for words. Thanks for posting! :)

    ~Alex
     
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  9. holt hood

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    Cooper is an awesome name!

    This is Scrat. Any chance she gets, she is hanging with her chicken friends :)

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  10. Chick or Treat

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    So cute kitten!!! ❤️❤️❤️
     
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