cat preying on birds

Do domestic cats prefer mice or birds?

Domestic cats much prefer mice to birds no matter what source of information you refer to (including personal obesrvations by…

1 month ago

Birds can use cat fur to build nests

It's the bird nest building season (Feb-Aug) and I have just learned that domestic cats can contribute to the welfare…

4 months ago

Museum display of stuffed tabby cat next to line of 34 stuffed birds is objectionable

I believe that this display is in a Dutch museum: the Natural History Museum Rotterdam. It is unpleasant. It also…

6 months ago

Allowing domestic cats to be unsupervised and free-roaming in the Europe Union is illegal under European rules?

A couple of Dutch academics, Arie Trouwborst and Han Somsen - the former is an associate professor and the latter…

8 months ago

National Geographic article “To save birds, should we kill off cats?” is poor

The National Geographic article originally published in the October 2019 issue of National Geographic magazine with the headline, "To save…

8 months ago

Woman does not like cats because they are really mean, arrogant and flippant

She also believes that cats are flippant, arrogant and a bit too proud. And you can't train them. Oh, and…

8 months ago

How can I stop my cat hunting wildlife?

I think you can break the question down into two separate questions. In my experience, cat owners and people in…

9 months ago

Lock cats in the home in the UK says parks expert

Tony Duckett, the conservation officer for Royal Parks in London, who is in charge of Regent Park's rare birds, says…

1 year ago

What my cat brought in while I slept

I am sure that I'm going to give cat haters and ornithologists ammunition to criticise me and domestic cats. But…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago