Insatiable appetite for cheetah pets in Middle East threatens their existence in the wild

The glorious, exotic cheetah, the formula one car of the animal kingdom is being pushed to the brink of extinction in the wild because of an insatiable desire for cheetah selfies and the desire of the rich citizens of the … please continue reading

We don’t need to kill cats and rats to stop extinctions; humans need to stop breeding instead

The human disease

I’m going to say the politically incorrect. I’m going to talk about social engineering which you should never do but which you have to talk about at some time. Doing the rounds on the Internet yesterday and today is a … please continue reading

Cat owners should take this opportunity to work with ornithologists

Adult male kōkako feeding on the ground. Image © Suzi Phillips by Suzi Phillips

When reasonable and possible cat lovers should work with bird lovers on conservation. Cat lovers can’t fight with ornithologists indefinitely. Some ornithologists dislike cats and I understand that. But it is unwise to allow the quiet war between cat lovers … please continue reading

For the sake of the planet, women should decide to stop reproducing

Verena Brunschweiger

It’s time to discuss the hitherto undiscussable: limiting population growth. Interestingly, in America, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has hinted at her interest in this subject. On social media she asked the question, “Is it okay to still have children?”. She was thinking … please continue reading