Cat Control

To: "Baus" <>
Subject: Cat Control
From: "Graham Turner" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 12:21:35 +1000
Surely there are more impacts than just cats. Dogs are not innocent by any means, I remember reading once that dogs kill large numbers of koalas in some areas, and have seen what damage they can do to local reptile populations. And then there is the impact of habitat modification caused by housing and introduced plants in gardens.

I am not downplaying the impact of cats, as a cat owner I know how much damage cats can do, and watching neighbours cats means I can totally understand why some people become anti-cat zealots. But the problem of uncontrolled cat ownership (as in not keeping cats indoors at night (at least), claw clipping, proper feeding etc) are just a symptom of peoples apathy towards the environment.

Graham Turner

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