Would a cat attack a rabbit?

Would a cat attack a rabbit?

The picture pretty much says it all. The answer is in the picture. This is a domestic cat carrying a dead rabbit in his mouth. I think that it is fair to say that you won’t find many domestic cats hunting rabbits. The opportunities simply aren’t there. However you will find households with more than one pet and often they will have a rabbit and domestic cats which is why the question in the title has been asked. The success rate for rabbit hunting by feral and domestic cats is 17 percent (Corbett 1979)

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Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 74-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare. If you want to read more click here.

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