Posted : 9/8/2006 3:54:49 PM
Oh yes, I specifically asked this of my poms breeder, and she confirmed that hawks have carried off cats. In fact, we refer to my darling, love-of-my-life Ginger as Hawk bait all the time.
My husband has been outside looking up and gradually sees the hawks spirally down towards him and then realizes Ginger is out. She never goes out if the other dogs aren't with her, 4 more and two larger, or a person supervises. Better safe than sorry.