Think of the Cats

Gareth MorganEnvironmentLeave a Comment

This might sound a little strange, but we are worried about cats. Not just the damage they do to our wildlife, but their own welfare too. That is another reason why we want to talk about managing cats. Cat management … Read More

The damage cats do

New Zealand is the last refuge of a huge range of bird species, we’re famous for our claim to be clean and green, and some of us have recognised the huge economic benefit, let alone the ecological dividend, from achieving … Read More

Microchipping the cats of Upper Hutt

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Wellington City Council has led the country by including cats in their Animal Bylaw, making microchipping of cats mandatory. Now we have our next opportunity to move towards a Predator Free Wellington, with Upper Hutt consulting on their Animal Bylaw. … Read More

Cats will damage your mind

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A “mind-bending” disease found in cat faeces and spread to human brains has been enlisted in Gareth Morgan’s war on moggies. About 40 per cent of people in New Zealand are infected at some time in their lives with toxoplasmosis … Read More

ERADICAT – Australian attitudes towards Cats

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The Cats the To Go campaign has touched people in many countries around the world. In particular it has sparked massive debate in Australia, where the Australian Geographic has covered it (http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/natural-born-killers-the-problem-with-cats.htm ) and now SBS’s Insight program has featured … Read More