We have two indoor cats, both rescues. Kitty is the older one, a former feral. She was originally an outside cat until we got chickens, then we found out that she is a chicken killer. KiKi is our siamese. She's inside because it never occured to me to put her outside. Being siamese she's used to being pampered, plus she's a few fries short of a happy meal and lacks the skills to be an outside cat. Now we have Bug, a 7 to 8 week old rescue male. He's doing fine outside, with outbuildings to use for shelter. He's around my chickens alot because he follows me everywhere and I'm around my chickens alot. The chickens are slowly getting used to his presence. My only experience with cats around chickens is with Kitty. Despite her small size, a little over 2 lbs., Kitty will take down a grown hen. Plus, my chickens have no experience with cats other than Kitty. I think Bug is going to be fine with the chickens since he will grow up around them. DH keeps reminding me that it may not work out that way and Bug may become a chicken killer like Kitty. That's made me nervous. We're intending on keeping Bug well-fed. He's malnourished right now so I offer him 6 small meals a day. At the present time he's showing next to no attention to the chickens, more interested in getting affection from me. I saw him getting into the "pounce position" around the chickens the other day, but he changed his mind and went back to chasing bugs. So I need reassurance. Are the chances good that he will continue to ignore the chickens or am I raising another chicken killer? Having a third indoor cat is not an option, in any way, shape or form.