Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Death watch

My response? They are not killing the pets as fast as they breed. It will take a concerted effort to make any headway. Tens of millions more are out there still breeding and killing.

Hundreds of local animals die when owners don't spay, neuter
The increasing population in feral cats causes problems in local eco-systems because cats are such good predators. The cats diminish the small bird population as well as feed on bats that have the potential for rabies.

"Three years ago, U.S. Fish and Wildlife had feral cats listed as public enemy number one," said Nix.

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