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Posted 03/04/2013 10:20:06 EST
Nice article Margaret; liked the added touch with additional interviews.
Posted 02/18/2013 11:07:23 EST
Sorry to see you leave Concord...best wishes for Somerville...sounds like a gem!
Posted 01/30/2013 10:01:36 EST
wonderful flurry of news across the globe & continents today: research shows cats as harmful to our environment/ecological balance. Simple solution = start treating your cats as pets & take responsibi more »
Posted 01/25/2013 11:03:53 EST
"Tests indicated that Rehma sustained massive brain swelling and found several bone fractures between two weeks and two months old." Until further investigation is done along with the autopsy, an as more »
Posted 01/12/2013 09:49:10 EST
well written and balanced article; nice job Ms. Lefferts. more »
Posted 01/11/2013 11:41:52 EST
suburban sprawl and development is diminishing food supply, as well as suitable nesting areas. Regarding the bird feeder: the cats get to the birds regardless of feeder height...they don't catch them more »
Posted 01/11/2013 10:24:26 EST
if you're part of this thread, then apparently you do :)
Posted 01/11/2013 08:55:21 EST
@ Ilikebubbly: bird populations are declining at an alarming rate from a number of causes. Many species will become extinct if we don't take action to protect them and their habitat. On another point: more »
Posted 01/11/2013 07:51:54 EST
@ Omarlittle: what Ilayam is presenting are not "assertions", but well researched studies and facts, which for some reason, many are *choosing* to ignore and deny; a more common behavior with many the more »
Posted 01/10/2013 06:25:19 EST
I don't want to control cats; I want the owners to do that
Posted 01/10/2013 06:21:02 EST
not a new idea; many towns / cities are taking some action on this
Posted 01/10/2013 06:19:36 EST
Sweetz10 - you obviously care alot for your cats and are very responsible
Posted 01/10/2013 06:05:46 EST
so far no rats, and if any mice were attracted to my feeders, they would no doubt be settling into my house too - not our neighbors
Posted 01/10/2013 06:04:32 EST
we do have red tails and cooper's in the area, but they have only caught squirrels -no birds or cats.
Posted 01/10/2013 06:02:04 EST
thank you; I am getting a lot more :)
Posted 01/10/2013 06:01:31 EST
I would prefer people recognizing the value of biodiversityand surrounding wildlife along with its significant role in balancing our environment. Poison thrown into yards is bad for everyone, includ more »
Posted 01/10/2013 05:57:37 EST
you really should read the article before commenting: there is no recommendation for leashing cats
Posted 01/10/2013 01:11:46 EST
good video: http://www.abcbirds.org/newsandreports/releases/120806.html
Posted 01/10/2013 01:06:29 EST
instead of a moat, you could construct an enclosed fenced area around the perimeter of your house (3 feet out and high), giving access to your indoor cats, allowing them to "patrol" and keep the vermi more »
Posted 01/10/2013 11:39:32 EST
Jennifer Lefferts did a nice job with this article, as did GLOBE METROWEST; a genuine thanks to you!
Posted 01/10/2013 11:17:13 EST
Posted 01/10/2013 10:13:46 EST
for accurate information read: http://www.concordanimals.com/Links/PDF/WildlifeSociety_FreeRangeCats.pdf
Posted 08/08/2012 09:31:24 EDT
http://www.abcbirds.org/newsandreports/releases/120806.html FINALLY! There is visual evidence of how much damage free-roaming cats can do. And based on what I've seen in my own area over the past few more »
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