Australian farmers and hunters shot an estimated 158,000 feral cats in one year
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Queensland culled feral cats

As part of Australia’s Threatened Species Strategy farmers and hunters shot around 75% of the total estimated number of feral cats killed in 12 months in 2015-16. The total conservative estimated figure is 211,500 feral cats killed in that year. … please continue reading

Grinning South Australian bow hunter kills feral cats cruelly and gets away with It
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Zach Slattery likes to hunt feral cats on hunting trips to Kangaroo Island which is just off the mainland of South Australia. He then posts his photographs, such as the one below on Facebook. You can see him grinning inanely … please continue reading

Australia’s deliberate poisoning of feral cats is essentially a crime
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Felixizer toxic trap

Elisa has written about the planned attempt to exterminate feral cats on the Dudley Peninsular on Kangaroo Island which my research tells me is in the Australian state of South Australia (link to article). The authorities of that state have … please continue reading

Dudley Peninsula ‘grooming traps’ program launched that will place a toxic gel on feral cats
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Felixizer toxic trap

The Kangaroo Island Feral Cat Eradication Program has been launched on the Dudley Peninsula. Read on, because this is theĀ cold and calculated killing of feral cats under the management of the Natural Resources Management board in an attempt to eradicate … please continue reading

Wow! Yvette has socialized over 700 feral cats (audio interview)
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Yvette Harper with one of her cats

Yvette Harper is an extraordinary lady. She understands feral cats and knows that you never force along the process of socialization. It’s baby steps all the way otherwise you get knock-backs because cats lose the trust that has been patiently … please continue reading

Feral cats preying on Leadbeater’s possum; balanced headlines required
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Feral cat hounding a Leadbeater's possum

We need balanced headlines on the story about feral cats preying on the rare and endangered Leadbeater’s possum, a tiny creature living in ‘tall wet forests of Victoria’s Central Highlands’. Phys.org leads with a disturbing headline ‘Evidence that feral cats … please continue reading