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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Queen Scoot, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    UGH!!!!!!!!!!! heard Tonto my great pyr barking up a storm i had my 5 week olds out free rangeing with him and had just went in to use the bathroom.anyway i went hurry out the door just in time to see Tonto chasing the neighbors cat out of the fence. i check on the babies and they are fine. turn my back to go back inside and the cat comes back in the yard,this time tonto grabs it by its neck...the cat starts yelling and scratches tonto.he drops it and the cat goes flying home to the neighbor who is standing on her porch screamin cause my mean dog is gonna kill her cat. i look over at her walk to the end of my fence and tell her to keep her cat home. she proceeds to tell me her cat can go anywhere it wants. i tell her fine...just not in my yard or it will come up missing!!
    sorry guys needed to vent! thank goodness for Tonto!!!
  2. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I'm so happy to hear your little ones are alright. I have a neighbor that thinks its fine to let her animals run all over the place. I've humanely (sp) caught a couple cats and a dog and called animal control. The animals are never taken care of properly. I always feel bad for them, I've even had to put up a fence to split my yard to keep my animals away from her side because her dogs try to bite (very aggresive) my dogs. She's one reason thats holding up my coop building, we have to put up new privacy fencing to make sure her dogs have absolutly no access to our backyard.. I wish I had a good neighbor [​IMG]
  3. mamato3

    mamato3 Songster

    Aug 4, 2008
    Wow glad to here everyone is ok I would catch the cat and send it of if shes not going to try to keep it home it will be back agian and might get one of your babys.
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    ahh!!!..there is nothing more frustrating than people letting thier cats loose on you!!..(and i LOVE MY CATS)........i mean every situation is differant...if the cats stays in the owners yard...its fine..but..they never do stay in the yard...then they come on your property...bring disease..bring worms...kill your chcikens....then your dog attacks it..than the stupid neighbor wants to sue you for it.or something like that!...i feel bad for ya!...i had to deal with it for many years...till my neighbors cats started to dissapear..[​IMG]...Wendy
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2008
  5. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    she has about 8 cats and she lets them roam all over 2 are pregnant again...
  6. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    I think it would be better if you could catch the cats humanely (trap them) and then take them to the local animal shelter. It would be sad to have your dog kill or maim the cats, even though he's doing his job (good boy!). If they are on your property you have the authority to do so.

    Good luck - you are in a frustrating situation.
  7. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    humane society is too full they arent taking anymore cats right now..so my hands are tied in that area.
  8. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    I've got an agreement with my beighbor who has a wolf hybrid: if my chickens wind up in her yard, it's my fault that they're dead. If her dog winds up in my yard, it's her fault.

    Sounds like your neighbor needs to be made aware that her cat's tendency to come into your yard will have negative consequences as a result of HER actions, not yours.
  9. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
  10. scooter147

    scooter147 Songster

    Jul 30, 2008
    Sounds to me like she doesn't care too much about the cats imho. If she let's them roam and breed at will then that shows me a lack of caring and responsibility. There would be a few less cats roaming in my 'hood.

    Last edited: Sep 5, 2008

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