Chickens are too big for cats to mess around with. Bobcats - yes, a chicken makes a nice little snack. But not for our mousers. Mice, gophers, voles... these are the things that are the right size for our cat pride.
It has been told that both skunks and opossums will get into a coop and kill a chicken just to dine on their brain. Who know that chicken brain was a rodent delicacy.
And for all you who know better, let me have this fantasy of mine.