We are getting 4 backyard chickens in 1 week, Barred Rocks. We recently had a neighbour come to the door and her kitten had run into our yard. This got me thinking... what if the chickens had been back there? There are no feral cats in our neighbourhood that I know of and I have only ever seen 1 cat roaming the neighbourhood (but it simply walks down the road). I was just curious if the cats would be a threat to the Hens or not while they free range my yard. We will not be getting any Roosters, I assume the Rooster would kick a cats butt! Thanks for the advice.