Ok,sorry for this long question.here it goes:We had three chickens.we live in a town in the suburbs where a lot of people raise a few chickens. We heard lots of stories of racoons killing and eating them but we ourselves never had any trouble. Our chickens loved to roost out side and get to roam the yard,eating weeds and insects. One day we forgot to bring them in at night. nothing happend so we got used to not bringing them in.Big mistake.A racoon got one. We have a small dog (cocker mix) one outdoor/indoor cat and two remanding chickens.what we need to know is: 1.Are our cat and dog in danger and if so how can we protect them? 2.Do racoons hunt during the day? 3.(more of a curiosity question) where do (racoons) they sleep during the day...or night? 4.Anything we can do to deture them from coming and eating our chickens? 5.do we need to stop giving our chickens free range of our (fenced) property and just keep them in their 6 ft. by 6 ft. yard? 6.how early do racoons come out at night? 7. We're probably going to put concrete around the chicken yard because when we first saw the racoon we put the chickens in the coop but he just dug right under it. 8.If we protect our chickens will he just keep on coming and trying to get in? 9.(optional) just name any experience you've had with 'coons. (by the way if you want to you can just answer the questions you know.) THANKYOU SOOOOOOOOO MUCH AND SOOOOOO SORRY IT WAS SOOOOOOOOOO LONG!!