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Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

Doherty, T. and Calver, M.C. (2014) Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife. The Conversation, 15 September 2014 .

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Abstract

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

But what about your pet cat, or the local stray? While any kind of domestic cat can kill wildlife, there’s no “one size fits all” way to manage their impact.

Before we figure out how best to manage cats, we first need to distinguish between the different categories.

Publication Type: Non-refereed Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: The Conversation Media Group
Copyright: The Author
Publishers Website: http://theconversation.com/au
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/29733
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