Poor Coraki plz help

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by silky_3699, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2011
    My Own Realm!!!
    my darling little sebright, Coraki (Corra-Kye) was killed by a wild cat. R.I.P. what can i do to make my pen cat proof????
  2. openheartnp

    openheartnp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2011
    Green Twp, NJ
    Oh I am sorry for your loss! I had a beloved hen taken by a coyote.

    We have a chain link dog kennel 7x13. We attached 3 ft chicken wire all around the bottom and dumped a few inches of dirt on top of it. It is also attached to the bottom of the cage every few inches along, with wire (like i was sewing a running stitch). On top, we again lashed 3 ft high chicken wire, in rows. So it is now a solid mass of wire on top. The kennel door has 2 extra chains and a padlock.

    It took an afternoon with DH and I fumbling around trying to get it right, but I am very happy I did it.

    So, when I leave my property, or go in the house where I know I can't see/hear them, they go in the kennel. Food, water, treats await them in there.

    I hope this helps!

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