Silent Spring

Riverhead, NY

#1 Jan 30, 2013
Every few months, the fact that domestic cats are ruthless killers hits the news. This past summer it was the Kitty Cam, memorably explained by webcomic The Oatmeal, which saw nearly one-third of cats kill 2 animals each week on average. In 2011 a study found that domestic cats were responsible for nearly half of predation on baby gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis), a shy bird common in the mid-Atlantic and named for its cat-like call. And this morning, Nature Communications published a large analysis estimating how many animals are killed by cats annually in the US: 1.4-3.7 billion birds and 6.9-20.7 billion mammals each year.
Dead cats

Riverhead, NY

#2 Jan 30, 2013
Cats aren't so cuddly to birds and small mammals

Bronx, NY

#3 Jan 31, 2013
If your cat shyts in my kids sandbox I will kill it and feed it to the critters in the woods. Just sayin....

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