As I got closer I saw her entire entrails laid out in one long line about 10 ft long. If anyone has any thoughts please feel free to respond. That's ILLEGAL and if you do hit the bobcat with a BB it's going to end up with a badly infected wound and slowly die. No blood, just guts hanging out... dead. Over the twenty two years we have lived here all of our cats have been fine... out in the morning and mostly in by night. Join in and write your own page! How can we tell what happened to him?
She managed to snap a photo of the animal before it turned to her. The Hart County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to WGCL that they responded to Phillips’s home for a bobcat attack. “If people could just change their routine a little bit with their animals, it might stop the killing of the pets,” she said. IMO if you see a cat attacking your chickens or near a dead chicken that’s fair game, have to protect your stock.i just had a silkie get shredded by what I think is a cat or raccoon I plan on setting 4 live traps near the cage and try to catch what did it. Georgia woman says she killed rabid bobcat with bare hands . Call the ASPCA? By Andreas Preuss, CNN. Petty said she had neighbors whose cats had also been attacked or gone missing. And last year my neighbor across the road saw the cat on a stone wall in her backyard. “She said she saw it around 7:20, so I get up every morning and sneak out to see if I see it, but I haven’t,” she said. We were almost sure he was attacked elsewhere and brought to the green belt as my son and neighbor did not see him earlier on. “She was kind of an inside-outside kitty,” Lane said. Doesn't matter if one is a housecat and the other is a bobcat. Can owning a long-haired cat bring you diseases? The next morning I went to look for her and found her laying in the grass she looked like she was sleeping. He was attacked and had fought back. We live on the edge of the woods here in Alabama. Now I just hot home from work, got out of my truck, Walked around the side of my house to the back and knew I saw movement at the now vacant chicken coop in the pitch blackness, not to brag but I have 20-10 vision and am a hunter, so i can pick out the littlest things of movement in the shadows.
First, we placed moth balls around the outside of the yard (animals can't stand the smell). I am not only brokenhearted but perplexed as to how he died.
People just let their animals kind of roam wild around here, Dogs, cats, even peacocks and chickens. It's easy to do. I would suggest that anyone living near the woods get a very large dog or dogs (friendly with cats) if they are letting their cats out.
I have 6 other cats but I cannot get over what has happend as I miss him so much. Just dead. A bobcat or group of bobcats seems to be killing Flagler Beach residents’ pet cats, according to multiple reports from people living in the area of Flagler Beach south of State Road 100.
How often do cats get killed and disemboweled by wild animals? Had her spayed, brought her home and she was my sweet baby girl. I'd suspect a raccoon or fox doing this. I was awaken around 4am by a cat scream 2 weeks ago. “I told her not to walk in the alleyway,” he said.
I would get a game camera so you can know for sure what is killing your roosters. In NY, it is legal to kill any predators that you catch in the act of harming or attempting to harm your livestock. Costello placed the number of domestic cats that had disappeared or been found killed at about two dozen over several months, mostly between 16th Street South and 27th Street South. So sad. I also don't like letting my other cats out now as I am afraid another one will be killed. Hi, I posted a few days back about my other of two roosters that was killed by what at the time I perceived to be a possum, but I'm not so sure anymore. My wife witnessed a raccoon kill and eat about an 8 week old kitten. Gus was 34 lbs, fast and could climb tall trees. “As soon as it took the first step, I was in trouble and I knew it,” she explained to CBS 46. Saw a pack of big raccoons on my trail cam. Younger birds are easy prey. You need to ask people like: animal control, Game and Fish etc. As for what Bobcats normally do...As I said earlier, I live near a hunting club which means all sorts of wild animals hang around. "Duke told KCRA 3 on Monday evening that he was ordered by the Department of Fish and Wildlife to euthanize the bobcat.Residents said earlier in the day they were worried for their pets' safety after the bobcat killed the domesticated cats. Wow ummmmmm I'm very sorry and bob cats can do a lot they are a lot stronger than normal house/ outdoor cats also tell your neighbors and I forgot. I think it was them. There were some blood spots (not a ton) in the backyard, but she used to kill rats, so I wasn't sure if it was from one of her kills. "I would say this is more of an opportunistic type of thing," she told KCRA 3. “It caught me slightly on my face, but I got him before he could do much damage there,” Phillips explained to OnlineAthens. At that moment the motion sensor light came on and exposed just beyond sight, the outline of a cat's head peeking from behind a tree. A bobcat or group of bobcats seems to be killing Flagler Beach residents’ pet cats, according to multiple reports from people living in the area of Flagler Beach south of State Road 100. That's the worst thing you can do. “It was either me or the cat and it was going to be the cat that day,” Phillips told WYFF. He would ask to go out about 3 times a day and would come back in after about an hour. :(. I don't know if it was an animal or possibly poison. My cats kept trying to go outside and investigate. Calif. Do Not Sell My Personal Information, California Do Not Sell My Personal Information. But bobcat sightings aren't unusual for this area, officials said. Join BYC FREE here to see fewer ads, post questions, upload pics, & more! Location: Southern California A few nights prior to the attack, there was some creature (possibly a nocturnal one) roaming about my back yard. Going out every night for 13 and a half years, she knew her way around. The cookies we use help us understand what information and advertising are most useful and valuable. Was very disturbed and depressed knowing i could have saved him. It will sting like all get out but will not kill the animal. "I know that when you have deer, you're apt to have other things," said Marilynn Canez, of El Dorado Hills. Could it be a bobcat? “I thought, ‘Not today,'” she told OnlineAthens. If you notice a coyote or bobcat … a few months back I went searching for my 6 year old cat Pebbles as she is usually on the porch and is an indoor/outdoor cat I raised as a tiny baby. Unique and good cat names that start with G? "So, he won’t be killing no more cats.".
Do not allow cats to roam free outdoors. If it's trespassing and disturbing my property. Residents will be meeting as “Save Flagler Pets” at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Beach Front Grill, at 2444 S. Oceanshore Blvd., to discuss the bobcats. A couple of us wanted to adopt him but he had fleas my wife had bad swolleness by the bite marks. "People experiencing a bobcat problem in their area should keep their cats and dogs inside until the issue is revolved, Duke said. Obama targets Georgia senators in final pitch for Dems, For a closing argument, Trump attacks LeBron, Betting markets see Trump losing as battlegrounds shift, Fox ratchets up parenting spat with estranged husband, Don't know how you caught COVID-19? No luck.. Our neighbors cat was very freaked out Sunday night when Gus went missing. Another disappeared last night. Best if you could get photo of the predator and victim.
“We’d had her maybe seven years,” Petty said. If you are losing multiples I would tend to think that it isn't a domestic cat. I am so sorry for your loss. If you have a game cam you might be able to catch the pred on film - which is the best evidence. The next spring my husband saw the bobcat on a patch of lawn next to my garage. “I took it straight to the ground and started inching my hands up to its throat. We use technology to collect information that helps us enhance your experience and our products and services.
i suggest leaving the cats inside and count them before you go to bed..if a bobcat killed my animal i'd hunt it down and kill it..thank god i dont have bobcats near me..i have coy-dogs they are just as bad... you should call animal control and report this.
I live in wooded area.I found her down a small gully, by discarded sheet metal that sticks up and is dangerous. "In El Dorado Hills, I'd say that’s pretty common," said Janice Mackey, a spokeswoman with the Natural Resources Agency's Department of Fish and Wildlife.
we feed the coons, could this be the problem? ... And we heard hollering, and he was gone ... and there was blood on the windowsill.”. No cat. "And we have lots of dogs and cats around here, so small animals that are predators are very good at finding their meals. Thanks for reading my post. Still have questions? “I started praying, don’t let her come to the door,” Phillips told CBS 46. Enter every day to increase your chances of winning! "The bobcat killed three (cats) now in this neighborhood, and I set this trap up two nights ago and we got him," said Jeff Duke, of Nuisance Wildlife Control and Removal. Her hands, however, stayed clenched around the bobcat’s motionless neck — Phillips wasn’t sure if the animal was really dead. "And we have lots of dogs and cats around here, so small animals that are predators are very good at finding their meals. I've had two disappear in the last two weeks.
I buried three cats I’ve seen mangled up in Flagler Beach out beside the road.”. We have a bobcat problem also but now they have contaminated my property with bobcat fever that has killed 3 of my very healthy cats.Hopefully the rest wont get it but there is a bobcat season here.So I will not hesitate.
Also, double check that it was actually a bobcat. Debby Petty’s cat, Zoey, was killed about six weeks ago. This most often happens with two females! All her entrails were intact no wounds, just very small amount of blood around her anus. That actually kept the animal away for a few weeks. song-birds, face many dangers outside, and can attract predatory wildlife to your yard, as well. It is such a horrible thing to go through.
Personally I wouldn't shoot my neighbor's cat. "So, he won’t be killing no more cats. Copyright © 2020 Observer Media Group, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Very strange.
I was told recently that Owls will prey on cats. Avoid bushy areas or paths near abandoned properties. maybe some sick person in your neighborhood is killing the cats? Watch report: Bobcat captured after killing pets in El Dorado Hills, "The bobcat killed three (cats) now in this neighborhood, and I set this trap up two nights ago and we got him," said Jeff Duke, of Nuisance Wildlife Control and Removal. “So far, we have had no luck catching him,” she said. As do raccoons. JUST WATCHED Woman snaps photo of bobcat … I'm hoping not because the neighbors are actually talking about killing the animal. Roy has arranged with the trapper to set out two traps.
i examined her, no bites, nothing.
Now the only good part about all this, is there is alot of stray cays in my area feral and not. “The last (bobcat) we saw was right on top of a little deer,” she said. KCRA 3's Mike Luery contributed to this report. I was awaken around 4am by a cat scream 2 weeks ago. People experiencing a bobcat problem in their area should keep their cats and dogs inside until the issue is revolved, Duke said. Doss said he was concerned about the safety of his wife and his small-breed dog, a bichon frise, when she walks it at night.
“We put her out the night of June 1, and she never came in the next morning. When i got home the previous day, I also saw the same large creature in my yard in broad daylight but by the time I ran out to the back with the gun ready for what I thought was a possum, was only a rabbit far off. Residents said earlier in the day they were worried for their pets' safety after the bobcat killed the domesticated cats. Another thing would be to watch the bobcat if you spot it often.