This young guy didn’t wait for the government to solve his problems. His animals were being attacked by wild beasts, so he put a plan together.
Who says that a kid can’t step up and get the job done?
Fourteen, or not, he’s not your ordinary kid, is he? At least, not by today’s standards.
As it happens, that hunter’s safety course was a great investment.
He put it to use protecting his home from a threat.
The day began with the discovery of a dairy goat carcass behind the Shreff’s home. Lisa Streff, a single mother of six, told the Journal, “We also saw a trail of destruction from the chicken coop with a dead cat, a dead duck and a bunch of chicken feathers.
This fourteen-year-old put his hunting skills to use right in his own backyard.
For one thing, he didn’t wait until noon to start his day. He woke up early. REALLY early.
“He decided he was going to go sit out there until 7, when he had to do milking chores,” Lisa Streff said. “He said he’d go back out again at 5:30 in the morning if it hadn’t returned that night. But even though it was a possibility, none of us expected the cat to come back that evening.”
…Lacking a proper blind in which to shelter himself from approaching critters, Dalton opted instead for a Little Tikes playhouse conveniently located in the backyard. There on a chair he sat, scanning the surrounding woodlands for the killer cat. — RadioCityJournal
Their farm — including 38 milking goats, 8 cows and a ‘smorgasbord’ or other animals were saved by a ‘kid’ with a 30.06 Remington and a plan.