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Published on February 24th, 2014 | by admin

Free roaming cats: attack of the unknowns

In Part 2 (catch up on Part 1 here) of our conversation with Mark Farnworth of Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand, we learn what the scientific research can tell us about the success of methods to control free roaming (owned and unowned) cat populations – and what it can’t. ¬†We talk about Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) versus lethal control, where does responsibility lie and can an effective population management compromise be reached without all the facts?

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Links:

Human Animal ScienceMark Farnworth: Research Gate Profile

Unitec: Dept of Natural Sciences

G2Z Australia National Cat Action Plan:
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