The Neverending War on Homeless Cats

this is a sad issue…

Dogpaddling Through Life

I am a fan of Gwen Cooper, the author of the books about Homer the blind wonder cat. Homer has moved on from this realm, but Gwen continues to write about cats and topics of importance to cat lovers.

This week Gwen sent out an email to her readers alerting us to a book being hawked by Dr Peter Marra, Head of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. In his book entitled, “Cat Wars,” published by Princeton University Press, he argues that cats are responsible for the deaths of billions of birds and also are a health risk to humans. He blames a, “small but vocal minority of cat advocates” for keeping us from doing anything to solve this grave problem. Marra’s solution? The mass killing of homeless cats.

second chance Every cat I’ve ever shared my home with was homeless. This is Malachi, who crossed the bridge in May. When he showed…

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