ANSWERS: 33
  • My cats like to catch it, play with it till he finally dies and then walk away.
  • He usually just plays with it and then leaves it on the door step for me. A gesture of love I am sure! lol Once he only left me the head! Fabulous. ; - }
  • my cat first play with mouse..after few seconds it kill mouse...and eat ...it..
  • Most predators will learn hunting through playing. Playing instead of killing and eating would indicate a lack of parenthood or training at younger ages. But who cares about that... 3/6 of the cats in my family would rather play than eat.
  • My cat has never even seen a mouse.
  • My two dogs will hunt down and kill mice or rats After they kill them they look for more. I've seen my one dog sniffing all over the ground, then she started digging out the ground and a mouse took off out of the hole. She chased after it and killed it. Another time I was restacking a pile of 2X4 planks of wood for my dad. The whole time the dogs kept walking on top of the wood and barking. They were going nuts and making it hard to remove the wood. After about 10 or 15 minutes of unpiling the wood (I was almost done) I was at one end of the wood, the dogs at the other. A huge rat came out of the pile and starting running toward me. There was only the two ways out (walls on either side) I backed up out of the way, as I wasn't expecting anything to be there. The dogs charged after the rat, and the one caught it with her mouth, holding most of the head. The other dog wanted to play too, so (it gets a little disturbing here, stop reading if you want) the other dog bit down on the remaining part of the rat that the first dog wasn't holding on to. Then they fought over it, each trying to pull the rat out of the other dogs mouth. Ever heard a rat scream??? It sounds really weird. Once the rat died, they kind of both gave up and dropped it.
  • my cat playes with them, they always end up with broken legs, so its up to someone else to finish them off. :(
  • The neighborhood cat just plays with mice till they die. But they're not eaten by the cat.
  • I have psycho kitties so, who knows what they do with mice when they are alone. They could do some sort of SAW game, with them, for all I know.
  • My cat plays with them then eats them.
  • There was one mouse found dead in my home in 12 years. It has been my experience that rodents must not taste that good. Birds on the other hand must be really tasty because cats will eat them feathers and all.
  • Just to play with it, I watched my cat with a mouse outside, she would bop it on the head then watch it slowly move around in a daze, when it almost regained it's senses she would bop it again she did this for a long time till the mouse died then she placed it on my steps for me...One day I came out to find she had 5 mice all dead and lined up in a neat row for me to see...lol
  • OMG! great question bud! OKay first your cat would play with it, rather he/she has front claws or not. OKay it would through it up in th eair, and try and catch it and keep doing that. Then when your cat is doen... lay it on th eground, eat it. ANy cat in my life i had, of course i had to see when they caught th emouse because i was the only one home...boohoo for me. The first time i ever saw my cat catch a mouse, I saw the mouse dead, then ran to my neighbor, when i came back, only the rare end part with the tail was left. I ran back to my neighbor, when my neighbor came in, the whole thing was gone.
  • Of the cats that do hunt mice, most just eat the heads or open them up for autopsy or something. There are always 'parts' lying around. I really do appreciate it, either. I've been known to step in them in bare feet when it's dark.....not appreciate it at all, thank you!
  • She will eat most of it, but we often find little piles of guts, or half a mouse body.
  • It seems to vary - sometimes I've found the whole mmouse - on other times just the entrails. Can't discern a pattern.
  • My cat played with a baby tree rat for an hour last night on my patio. She would watch it climb up the wall, then she would grab it...she would even let it run away and then chase it...Finally she killed it and started chewing on its head....That's when I closed the drapes and went to bed....yike!...my cat is Hannibal Lector!
  • Ack! Mine will eat it. And I mean all of it. Fur, bones and all. She also eats birds, snakes, squirles, possumm, you name it.... First she bring it home to me and then she eats it.
  • My cat is so laid back could not be bothered with a mouse or fish...:)
  • my cats eat organic mice but play with electronic mice.
  • Most of my cats played with their prey. One of them ate seven mice. One ate a mouse and died soon thereafter, possibly due to poison. One cat played with a gopher for 45 minutes before the gopher died due to brain damage.
  • Depends on the individual cat: mine will eat it whole. Once he left a stomach outside, but every other time he chews and swallows the entire thing. We're just excited that he never makes a mess! (Oh, and we do feed him cat food as well, so he doesn't starve or anything. He's also very loveable and cuddly with people! Sometimes he'll lose a mouse because he's more interested in playing)
  • Mine plays with them until they are dead then gives them to my dogs as a little gift.
  • My cat will eat anything that it kills except mice. It will kill the mice, not play with it, but it will not eat them.
  • Our cat would catch it and then not know what to do next. So, I would pick them both up and escort them outside. What he did with it from there ... I don't want to know.
  • I seen my cat swallow a baby mouse whole
  • He usually eats part of them and gives me the rest.
  • She played with a poor little mousy, killed it and alwasy put right in the middle of a room for us to see. I had to yell at her for couple of times before she understood not to touch mice. Now she brings leafs instead.
  • I've seen it, our cat will hunt, kill and consume a mouse. Also, rats, woodpeckers, songbirds and hummingbirds.
  • Our cat's never seen a mouse. We took him with us to see the horse once and there were rats in the barn, he ran from those.
  • nope she will play with it kill it and take a bite and leave the rest
  • play with it, kill it, then just leave it somewhere around the house. doesnt eat it

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