British cat owners do not feel responsible for their cats killing wildlife
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Cat looking at bird outside

British cat owners have a variety of responses to their cat’s hunting behaviour. Some are very concerned about the impact that their cat makes on wildlife through hunting. Others are less concerned. However, both groups prioritise the welfare of their … please continue reading

The true story of the extinction of New Zealand’s Stephens Island Wren by feral cats
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Stephens Island and the Wren

Cats – domestic, stray and, at the end of the day, feral – caused the extinction of the Stephens Island Wren, a small, flightless bird. It took under two years. Yes, cats made this bird extinct in around 20 months. … please continue reading

Queen Elizabeth the Second bans cats from Sandringham estate
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Pheasant killing cats banned from Sandringham estate by order of the Queen

It is said that the Queen of England is allergic to cats. It is also said that her staff at the Sandringham estate are killing accidentally or deliberately wandering outside domestic cats because they threaten young pheasants. Pheasants are shot … please continue reading

Picture of tabby cat and his killed pigeon
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Cat hunting birds

This is a high quality picture of my cat and the pigeon that he killed while I was out at the gym. He kills pigeons by suffocating them with a throat bite much like lions killing large prey. Usually domestic … please continue reading

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