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US Domestic Cats Killing Birds And Mammals In Record Numbers, According To Smithsonian
2013-01-29 15:58:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just a week ago we reported that a New Zealand economist was looking for a way to rid the island of its cat infestation, with claims that the curious critters were responsible for millions of bird kills annually, leaving the country with a big dent in its native bird population. While many were outraged by the seemingly unwarranted call out for residents to not replace their dying feline family members, it seems there may have...

2012-12-15 05:01:30

Eliot Management Group has promoted Russ Hausman to Market Development Manager Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Eliot Management Group has announced the addition of a third Market Development Manager. Russ Hausman will assume this role on December 1, 2012. Eliot is rapidly expanding into new markets across the county. As new offices prepare to open the Market Development Manager (MDM) will provide assistance and support to the office managers and staff. The MDM will...

2012-11-01 11:22:28

MT. RAINIER, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Rescue (ACR), the international cat protection organization, urges environmentalists to act cautiously when pronouncing that they want ALL outdoor feral cats eradicated. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/DC04423 ) ACR President and TNR (trap-neuter-return) pioneer, Louise Holton, is asking the environmental community to seriously consider what happened on just 2 islands when they eradicated cats. Says...

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2012-09-07 19:18:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new political debate to throw up on Facebook has nothing to do with a political party, but everything to do with being a "cat person" or "bird person." A study published in the journal PLoS ONE shows that "cat people" and "bird people" have heated differences of opinion, which complicates the challenge of trying to manage the 50 million free-roaming feral cats while protecting threatened wildlife. The study started as a...

2012-08-08 06:23:03

Alley Cat Allies Criticizes Extremist Bird Group's Response To University Of Georgia Research Says American Bird Conservancy's campaign of misinformation detracts from the real threats to wildlife BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today criticized the American Bird Conservancy for grossly misinterpreting new research being done at the University of...

The Cats Will Kill Us All!
2012-08-07 14:51:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online I can see it in her eyes. Every morning after I wake up and sleepily stumble into my kitchen to pour myself a glass of water or grab some clean clothes from the dryer. After all, who folds clothes anymore? As I make my way through the house, she lies in wait, crouched in pouncing posture, head poking through the living room blinds just so, keeping an eye out for the squirrels which enjoy a daily breakfast at the dried corn...

2012-07-12 06:23:19

Urges Commission not to waste tax dollars on failed method at Heber Springs BETHESDA, Md., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today condemned a plan by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to trap and remove cats at Barnett Access in Heber Springs, Ark. Last week, the Game and Fish Commission declined offers by Alley Cat Allies to coordinate a Trap-Neuter-Return...

2012-06-04 14:22:46

Lawmakers vote in favor of Trap-Neuter-Return, overturning ordinances that kill cats BETHESDA, Md., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today applauded County Commissioners in Wake County, N.C. for their vote in support of an ordinance that protects the lives of cats and reverses policies that send cats to their deaths in pounds and shelters. "We thank the...

2012-05-29 14:21:10

Urges officials to control the source of the disease, fleas, by helping residents treat pets BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today urged public health workers in Santa Ana, Calif., to stop trapping and killing cats in a misguided effort to eradicate flea-born typhus. "This trapping ignores the basic scientific fact that typhus is not spread by...

2012-04-05 10:23:22

Eyewitnesses say cats left uncovered in traps for hours in hot sun; injuries reported BETHESDA, Md., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today condemned the Loews Royal Pacific, Loews Portofino, and Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resorts in Orlando, Fla., after eyewitnesses reported cruel treatment by a trapping company hired to remove a longtime colony of...


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2007-01-19 12:22:03

The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. A skilled predator, the cat is known to hunt over 1,000 species for food. Intelligent, the cat can be trained to obey simple commands, and has been known to teach itself to manipulate simple mechanisms. Cats use more than one hundred vocalizations and types of body language for communication. Like horses and other domesticated animals, cats can sometimes become feral, living effectively in the wild. Feral cats will often...

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