I have a coopers hawk in my yard who killed one of my hens on the 1st. Jun 27, 2006 #8 Z. zissou'smom TCS Member. They will, and there are also many other good reasons to keep your cat inside for it's health and safety. And yesterday the hawk was back and obviously hinting and stalking my other 9 lbs cat. ... Hurricane Iota makes landfall in Nicaragua as Cat. If your cat has access to grounds where a forest and a field meet, there's a higher change they'll encounter a groundhog. I've seen him around since he got my first hen, and I am assuming it is the same one coming back for another "easy" meal. I even helped one that got hit off the highway and it was as light as it was large. Edit: To those who think a hawk cannot kill a cat,according to my National Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds,Red-Tailed and Red-Shouldered Hawks often kill and carry away cats,and many other hawks kill opossums and skunks. Top Cat. BLACK vultures can kill live calves, NOT turkey vultures. The snake positions himself for a strike. So this original article and other comments are completely ignorant. A large hawk swooped into a backyard and killed an Apex family's Chihuahua on Monday. Though not traditionally migratory, hawks may move south in winter. Probably not carry it off,but it could kill the cat by breaking it's back or neck.That's why cats should live indoors. K on September 08, 2015: I see a ton of uneducated comments on here. Hawks do hunt and kill cats! Hawks Never Even Touch the Hawk Stopper Net – They Just See The Net and Stay Away!. Such ignorance. Today the hawk came back and scared my poor hens, in the covered runs, almost to death. It is physiologically impossible, they aren't built for it! How do you go about getting a permit to shoot a hawk? Hawks will kill cats and if you are in a rural area coyotes also will kill cats. 4 storm. Can you people even get the species correct before you malign them? September 14, 2015 August 1, 2018 Kim 0 Comments are red-tailed hawks a danger to cats, can a red-tailed hawk carry a cat, can a red-tailed hawk fly away with a cat, can a red-tailed hawk kill a cat, do red-tailed hawks eat cats, will a red-tailed hawk attack a cat Turkey vultures WILL NOT kill your dogs, cats OR children. So, the whole hawk hunts cat thing is complete bunk. They are one of the largest hawks, weighing two and four pounds, with up to a five-foot wingspan and a lifespan of 10 to 21 years. There is a YouTube video of an urban hawk grabbing a feral cat for dining on. Plus there are plenty of YouTube videos out there that show hawks killing and carrying off cats. Joined Jan 11, 2006 Messages 6,486 Reaction score 8. I am afraid this hawk is going to sometime hurt my chickens again, or even me. P rotect Your Chickens From Hawk Attack with Hawk Stopper - What the Hawk Sees, Stops them Cold!. With the supple grace of a matador, the hawk draws the snake's fire towards his wing feathers, where a bite would be harmless. Not even small rabbits. This Bird Netting for Chickens is Not a Physical Barrier, but Extreme Visual Deflection At Work! I will not share the video, but it is easily found. I ran out, then the hawk flew away. When this red tail hawk faces off with a rattlesnake, it starts with a deadly dance. As ever, prevention is the best way to stop groundhog attacks, so stay vigilant while your kitty is outside. A hawk killed and carried off my 8-9 pound cat just the other day. The red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a raptor commonly found throughout North America. While these animals aren't likely to go out of their way to attack a cat, their sharp teeth and claws can do damage. A neighbor has stray cats crossing his property as well as kittens and the three, large, red tail Hawks that live in a big tree above the property NEVER take anything larger than mice. The hawk … The hawk targets the snake's head.