Forceful Reaction To Feral Cat Research

Forceful Reaction To Feral Cat Research

Recently, the cat advocacy organization Alley Cat Allies collected 55,000 signatures to protest the release of a Smithsonian Institution-commissioned study that blames feral and free-roaming cats for the deaths of tens of billions of birds and mammals. We joined ACA President Becky Robinson as she and members of her staff delivered the petition to Smithsonian headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Scammers Target Companion Animals: Pet Flipping is a national profit-making phenomenon in which lost or stolen dogs and cats are sold to new owners who have been misled about the animal’s origins. We speak with a victim of this disturbing trend, whose experience led him to form the organization Citizens Against Flipping Dogs.

Music: “Feline” by Norbert Pignol

Recently, the cat advocacy organization Alley Cat Allies collected 55,000 signatures to protest the release of a Smithsonian Institution-commissioned study that blames feral and free-roaming cats for the deaths of tens of billions of birds and mammals. We joined ACA President Becky Robinson as she and members of her staff delivered the petition to Smithsonian headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Scammers Target Companion Animals: Pet Flipping is a national profit-making phenomenon in which lost or stolen dogs and cats are sold to new owners who have been misled about the animal’s origins. We speak with a victim of this disturbing trend, whose experience led him to form the organization Citizens Against Flipping Dogs.

Music: “Feline” by Norbert Pignol

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