Dr Lynette McLeod studies why people are reluctant to keep their cats at home – despite the countless benefits. She’ll be speaking in Auckland next week.
Our neighbours in Australia could teach New Zealand quite a bit about protecting native wildlife through cat containment. We just spotted this news item from the Border News (serving the twin cities of Albury, NSW and Wodonga, Victoria which sit across the Murray River from each other). The Albury council has granted approval for a
Moreton Bay regional council near Brisbane impounded more than 1500 roaming cats in the past year, with fines up to AUD$235 for owners, reports the North Lakes Times. Dakabin RSPCA acting shelter manager Claire McCarthy (pictured) said roaming cats were a “big problem” in the area. “There is a misconception out there that keeping your
The secret and dangerous lives of wandering cats have been revealed by a cat tracking project in the Lithgow Local Government Area of the Australian state of New South Wales. The findings were published in June. The aim of the project was to educate cat owners and promote awareness of the surprisingly large distances that