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

New York State defends the feral cat in court against the American Bird Conservancy (ABC)

The American Bird Conservancy (ABC) had decided to sue, in the New York federal court, the New York Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (NYS Parks) over the presence of cats at Jones Beach because they allege in their … 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

New York Governor Cuomo Vetoes State Funding of TNR Programs

The law had been debated and agreed (A 2778/S 1081). It only required the signature of Governor Cuomo for this bill to become law which would formalize trap-neuter-return programs (TNR) in New York state and which would have made provision … 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

Petition American Bird Conservancy. Stop your witch hunt against cats!

Bids killed by manmade objects

The debate over the number of birds killed by cats has grown stronger over the past few decades, especially since the internet came into play. Information once found only in magazines or periodicals can now be read with the click … please continue reading

Australia: introduction of Mynah birds by the authorities damages bird populations and more

Feral Mynah bird Australia

This is a comment from Pippa Mealings who lives in Australia. It is a very fair-minded and sensible comment based on fact not supposition which all of the misguided estimates by the authorities are when they describe how domestic and feral … please continue reading

Bird species not under threat from cats but from people (climate change)

For years I have been blowing the trumpet of reason while defending the cat who is consistently maligned by bird conservationists for destroying bird populations (one example of many articles on PoC). The bird conservationists have been shouting loud and … please continue reading