Feral felines fenced from touring world’s largest volcano

If you travel to Hawaii’s Big Island, you are welcome to visit Mauna Loa, the largest volcano in the world; cats, however, are not— a point now being enforced by a new 5-mile-long fence constructed for the sole purpose of keeping felines away. Mauna Loa’s lava-covered slopes make for some seriously forbidding landscape, but that … Continue reading Feral felines fenced from touring world’s largest volcano

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 December 2016

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 11 December 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 December 2016

Wildcat Haven reports on Scottish wildcat conservation efforts

Wildcat Haven a conservation group organized to save the Scottish wildcat – one of the most endangered animals in the world – is celebrating the success of its most productive season ever. Wildcat Haven was delighted to discover that no new feral or domestic cats had been reported at any of its west Lochaber monitoring … Continue reading Wildcat Haven reports on Scottish wildcat conservation efforts

A rare Lykoi kitten found by animal rescue group in Cape Town

A rare Lykoi kitten found by an animal rescue group in Cape Town, South Africa. This extremely rare cat breed comes from a naturally occurring gene in feral cats, according to the International Cat Association. According to Tears Animal Rescue, “The cat, found under a bush, is the only natural-born Lykoi on record in South … Continue reading A rare Lykoi kitten found by animal rescue group in Cape Town

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 04.17.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series will also highlight work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. For Sunday, April 17, 2016: ~ U.S. Fish … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 04.17.16

National Lottery and Taxpayer Money Linked to Cat Slaughter Plans

Wildcat Haven and Human Society International UK, in a joint press release issued on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, describes how the conservation organization uncovered a lethal plan. Conservation organisation Wildcat Haven released a range of documents obtained from Scottish Government agency Scottish Natural Heritage via a Freedom of Information request. The documents include minutes, emails … Continue reading National Lottery and Taxpayer Money Linked to Cat Slaughter Plans

WildCat Chat ~ Feral Cats-Australia’s Non-native Wildcat ~February 11, 2016

Feral Cats – Australia’s non-native wildcat On January 16, 2016 “Felicitous felicide” an article about culling feral cats in Australia published in The Economist summarized, quite unconvincingly, Australia’s justification for their practice of culling feral cats. While I found no biological or scientific assessment in the article about methods, measuring outcomes, and maintaining a balanced … Continue reading WildCat Chat ~ Feral Cats-Australia’s Non-native Wildcat ~February 11, 2016