The huntress died *UPDATE*

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by rooster-red, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Sad day.

    My neighbor found one of our two outside cats curled up between his house and his motorcycle, dead.

    No blood or marks of any kind.
    We think she either froze or was poisoned.

    We had been taking both outside cats in over night on the real cold nights, but she had been missing for a couple of days, which we thought nothing of because she would go on hunting forays at times and be gone over night.

    She was hands down the best hunter we ever had.

    Once she killed 3 squirells, 5 chipmonks, a rabbit and two birds within 24 hours, to feed to her kittens.

    She and the other cat were almost inseperable.

    Many times they would walk shoulder to shoulder.

    The male has been searching for her, and looks very bedraggled, I'm very worried about him.
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2008
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    I'm sorry Rooster, I know your pain too well. It's hard for a cat when he or she loses a mate/friend, they bond much closer than humans do I think. It's been almost a month since I lost JoJo and Mozart is just now starting to come around a bit. Pay a lot of attention to your kitty, he's going to need you right now.
  3. snugglepup

    snugglepup Songster

    Apr 15, 2007
    Creedmoor, NC
    Oh no! Thats terrible! I'm so sorry about your kitty. I know how hard it is to lose them. Thinking about you and your other kitty.
  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    ohh rooster im so sorry she was beautiful. If you were closer i would give you one of our 13 cats.
  5. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I'm sorry to hear about your great huntress. I hope the varmit population doesn't explode in her absence.
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] I'm sorry RR - a good little girl she was.....

  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I'm sorry about your kitty, Lee. Sounds like she was a good, hardworking cat, a good one to have around. Pretty girl, too. [​IMG]
  8. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Catawba County, NC
    So very sorry to hear about your cat. What a wonderful little soul she was.
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    That is so sad Rooster.
  10. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I feel your pain - Abbey lost one of her pups today - so I am right there with you.

    I am very sorry you lost your girl, please keep an eye on the male - he will be lost without her for awhile


BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: