Decimation of koala numbers is a lesson in human failure to protect Australia’s native species

We routinely hear from the authorities in Australia that feral cats are having a terrible impact upon Australia’s native species. I have consistently said that by far the biggest impact on Australia’s native species is the impact of human activity. … please continue reading

Respected Australian Scientist Admits the “Feral Cat Problem” is the Fault of Humans

Dr. Guy Ballard is a research officer and lecturer. He supervises PhD students. He got his doctorate at The School of Environmental and Rural Science (ERS) at the University of New England (AU), New South Wales, Australia. Okay, he is … please continue reading

The Cat Wars are as intractable as the Syrian conflict and it is time for pro-cat and pro-wildlife groups to work together

Cat predation montage

You have heard the message of Cat Wars, a new book by the ornithologist Peter Marra writing in conjunction with Chris Santella. Dr Marra is the director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Centre in Washington. He said: “There has never … please continue reading

Cat Catches Bat and Brings it Into House Causing Fear and Chaos (video)

This “cat catching a bat video”, which you can see below, is amusing. What’s amusing about it is Nick Millerr’s complete panic about the whole thing although I don’t condone or like his attitude towards his cat for bringing in … please continue reading

RSPB Deliberately Underestimates the Impact on Birds by Domestic Cats?

A charity concerned with bird conservation in the UK, Songbird Survival, believes that the RSPB deliberately underestimates the predation by domestic cats on birds in the UK in order to keep its army of followers happy as they contribute to … please continue reading