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September 4, 2012

Wildlife vs. the Outdoor Cat

National Geographic KittyCam project
A new study of house cats allowed to roam outdoors finds that nearly one-third succeeded in capturing and killing animals. The cats, which wore special video cameras around their necks that recorded their outdoor activities, killed an average of 2.1 animals every week they were outside, but brought less than one of every four of their kills home.

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  1. I saw a blurb about that in The Week magazine and am going to enclose it in my holiday newsletter. I get tired of trying to convince people that they're not doing their cats - or the wildlife - any good by letting them out. (We're members of ABC but I'm also a cat lover.)

  2. Thank you for your amazing support!
    And local wildlife thanks you too.



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