Can a cat defend itself against a possum?
Of course cats kill opossums. However, if you’re dealing with an adult opossum, if it is threatened and needs to defend itself, it may injure a cat. But to be honest, it’s more likely to just stand still while displaying its teeth, or even play dead!
Will a possum kill a small cat?
Possums are omnivorous wild animals, meaning that they can theoretically kill and eat any small household pet like cats and young dogs.
Who would win in a fight a possum or a cat?
Within around eight hours, the possum starts experiencing paralysis, and if left untreated will inevitably die. According to the Sydney manager of WIRES Mandy Page, cats are the undisputed winners of this fight.