The farmer was trying to warn you to keep your dog away or risk him being killed.
Following reports of another attack on a baby by an urban fox in London, many people have been worried about the risk not just of foxes attacking children, but also pets. Midnight also briefly appears in this book, at the end of the attack, along with WindClan reinforcements and also when she mentions to Crowfeather and Leafpool that her kin are planning to attack. We heard the screams and ran out just in time to see the badger running off. Ever since arriving to the lake, badgers have proven to be a nuisance for all Clans.Reports have been made from several Clans about discovering sets and driving out badgers.
Cats in particular often spend much of their time outside, in the same areas as foxes. What country are you in? Badgers are capable of fighting off much larger animals such as wolves and bears. European badgers will eat hedgehogs if they’re hungry enough to risk the prickles. I had always heard that foxes don't attack cats, but clearly they do and need to be kept under control." ... One of my friends had an old cat die of a heart attack after meeting a fox in her garden, but there didn't seem to be any aggression on the part of the fox. The cat was young and healthy but bled to death on the way to the vet. If a cat were to get too close to a fox’s burrow or otherwise threaten fox cubs, it is to be expected that the parent foxes would defend their territory and chase them off, however.
Therefore, your dog and cat would be easy prey. Like Paterson, I had some orphaned badgers as a child and I remember their brief company with fondness.
The website badgerland.co.uk tells me that if a person sees a badger eating a domestic cat it’s almost certain to be a cat killed by some other means. We once had a cat killed by a badger. The battle against the badgers took place in Twilight, in which badgers, having had enough of being chased out of their territory by the Clan cats, decided to enact their revenge and attack ThunderClan.. Badgers don't run they attack. Is there a real risk of cats being attacked by foxes and what can owners do about it? Badgers, for their part, would seem to be disinterested in attacking domestic cats.
Chris Mullins, of Loughborough, who runs Beastwatch UK, a group that collects sightings and reports of unusual animals, thinks a fox or badger was responsible for the attack … Badgers can be fierce animals and will protect themselves and their young at all costs.
Badgers do not make good pets. cat is a big favorite of yotes here red fox seem to like killing cats as well grey fox for what ever reason do not seem to like them as much as I run my trapline I necropsy many of the preds I catch and constantly check stomach contents trying to "Match the hatch" it has given me new insight into what the preds are eating here in SE Va. yotes are one of the few preds that will eat possums
Cats rarely square up to a badger because they regard badgers as dangerous or a potential threat and avoid them. Like Paterson, I had some orphaned badgers as … Cats may get very upset if the badger is eating the meal you have put out for the cat; but exceptionally few cats are suicidal enough to confront a badger.