Well, my husband and I suspected our barn kitty, Gemma, of possibly killing chickens. She kept going in the coop at night and we would find her eating dead chickens in the morning. So I locked her up in a pet carrier in the barn last night and went to bed sad wondering what to do with the little serial killer kitty. This morning we found one of our BLRW roosters dead in the coop. So it's not Gemma. Glad it's not her. She's been a really nice cat otherwise. So back to the coons and what to do. Our plan: To nail boards over the spaces under the eaves of the coop (only way anything could be getting in) and my oldest son is going to stay up with his 22 and try to ambush the predators. Hope we can put a stop to the chicken killing.