neighborhood cat and my 2 small dogs saved my chickens today

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by AthenaT, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. AthenaT

    AthenaT Chirping

    Mar 11, 2015
    Port Richey Florida
    My neighborhood has a outside cat...he belongs to nobody but we all care for and feed him, make sure he has his shots and is flea free...We call him "grey cat" I also have 2 smallish dogs a Peke mix (Allie) and a Pom mix (Kubbie) both have been introduced to my hens and they get along fine....the dogs just want to sniff chicken tail every now and them......Today about an hour before dusk Allioe started barking like crazy at the backdoor so I went to let her out...both dogs shot out the door at run run and attacked the very large hawk that Grey cat had pounced on (I assume it had snuck down to mount a ground attack)....Grey Cat, Allie and Kubbie were all fine and the "True Blood Flock" had all hidden out of sight and were untouched....the Hawk carcass was promptly buried in the swamp/woods next door. Grey Cat , Allie and Kubbie all got extra special treats and loves.
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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Middle Tennessee
    Those are keepers!!! :D
  3. Just sayin

    Just sayin Chirping

    Sep 9, 2014
    Team effort!

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