Why Cats Should Be Culled

Why Cats Should Be Culled

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Silent Spring

United States

#1 Jan 30, 2013
Why Cats Should Be Culled
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 .



Since: Oct 12


#2 Jan 30, 2013
Because they are cats;)
Dead cats

Riverhead, NY

#4 Jan 30, 2013
If you let them out we will kill them
Dead cats

Riverhead, NY

#5 Jan 30, 2013
Ruger 10/22 does a good job.


Since: Dec 12

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#7 Jan 30, 2013
Show me a person who don't like cats...

And I'll show you a person who has never had a cat cooked properly!

Bronx, NY

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

Help nature

United States

#9 Jan 31, 2013
Not A Problem Here

Blacklick, OH

#10 Jan 31, 2013
I like having no chipmunks, mice, voles or moles in or around my house and the coyotes keep the cat population down.
Not A Problem Here

Blacklick, OH

#12 Jan 31, 2013
Phurhankey Jahonsuninski wrote:
<quoted text>If your cat shyts in my kids sandbox I will kill it and feed it to the critters in the woods. Just sayin....
My cats are strictly worthless indoor lumps. If you shoot cats shitting in your kid's sandbox it's no skin off my nose. Maybe the critters in the woods will take your kid because there are no cats to eat. Just saying.

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