"inger vandyke" <>
Fri, 21 Jul 2006 01:17:07 +0000
Hi Tony et al.
I am not an authority on this either but a couple of years ago in the
Red Centre I did a campervan trip for 7 days, during which time I
spotted over 12 wild cats. Every one of them looked like a version of
a domestic moggie to me but HUGE! They were hunting at night and
seemed to be very prolific in the Western MacDonnells. I had never
witnessed such a huge concentration of them.
I would fully agree with Tony in his comments. The damage these cats
must be doing out there must be irreparable.
Its a shame that tracking devices aren't more advanced so that
responsible cat owners could keep a real eye on their cat and where
it's going. The onus could then be thrown back to Councils who should
rule that any cat on the street without a tracker could be caught and
destroyed if unclaimed.
From: "Tony Russell" <>
To: "'Andrew Thelander'"
Subject: RE: [Birding-Aus] Cat Control
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 10:28:21 +0930
>I certainly don't have any data on this, but it seems logical to
>uncared for cats do go feral and breed up. These "new " ones must
>top up/add to the feral population.
> On Behalf Of Andrew
>Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 10:15 AM
>Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Cat Control
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