Animal hospital demands that the daily slaughter of birds by cats stops

Daily slaughter of birds by cats

The South Essex Wildlife Hospital have presented, online, a grisly photograph of birds killed, it is implied, by domestic cats. The photograph is published on this page. What they say, and the photograph that they have published, has sparked off, … 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

Leading British Naturalist and Wildlife Presenter Chris Packham Changes Mind about Domestic Cat Predation

Chris Packham

I’m returning to the perennial subject of domestic cat predation on wildlife and I am pleased to report that a study by the University of Reading found that two thirds of cats brought home no prey over a six-week period. … please continue reading

Two Little Known Facts About Cats Preying on Birds

I’ll keep this fairly short because I am not too sure how relevant it is to the cat/bird debate. There are two facts that relate to it which might interest some people. It concerns America because it concerns the coyote. … please continue reading

New Zealand’s Conservation Minister Suggests Two Cats Per Household

Kiwi

In what appears to be an off-the-cuff remark, Maggie Barry, New Zealand’s conservation Minister suggested that households should be restricted to a maximum of two cats.  She claims that an excessive cat population in New Zealand was endangering the famous, … please continue reading

Noticeable, brightly coloured, cat collar protects birds from cat predation

There is a product on the market called Birdsbesafe®. They are fluffy cat collars in very bright colours. They are deliberately bright because songbirds see bright colours especially well. You can immediately understand the idea. The cat stalks a bird. … please continue reading