Latest Feral cat Stories
The results of a two-year study released on Friday offers the first glimpse of the daily lives of feral and free-roaming house cats, capturing the roaming behavior of 42 owned and un-owned adult cats living in Illinois.
A new University of Florida study shows cats are the dominant predator to mockingbird eggs and nestlings in urban areas, prompting conservationists to urge pet owners to keep felines indoors at night.
MUSCATINE, Iowa, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of Texas' largest animal rescue groups are gearing up for a social media driven campaign that will benefit shelter cats with the click of the mouse.
Scientists warned on Wednesday that 45 rare species of wallaby, bandicoot and other Australian animals could become extinct within 20 years unless urgent action is taken to control introduced predators and other threats.
There comes a time in life for every bird to spread its wings and leave the nest, but for gray catbirds, that might be the beginning of the end. Smithsonian scientists report fledgling catbirds in suburban habitats are at their most vulnerable stage of life, with almost 80 percent killed by predators before they reach adulthood. Almost half of the deaths were linked to domestic cats.
The authors of the six-page circular â€œFeral Cats and Their Management,â€ published by the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension is biased and thinly veiled advocacy and instruction manual for the total extermination of unowned cats, according to Dr.
Disputes accuracy of reportâ€™s findings; rejects conclusion that shooting feral cats is an acceptable means of control Bethesda, MD (Vocus) December 1, 2010 A disturbing report released by the University of Nebraska at Lincolnâ€”which proposes shooting feral cats as an acceptable means of controlâ€”is based on shoddy research, is scientifically unsupportable, and should be unequivocally rejected, said Alley Cat Allies. â€œThis â€˜reportâ€™ is basically a summary...
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb.
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.