The impact of pet cats on Australian wildlife

Date: 07, Sep, 2020
Author(s):   Sarah Legge, John Woinarski, Chris Dickman, Mike Calver
Publisher: TSR Hub

Feral cats are an enormous problem for wildlife – across Australia, feral cats collectively kill more than three billion animals per year. Cats have played a leading role in most of Australia’s 34 mammal extinctions since 1788, and are a big reason why populations of at least 123 other threatened native species are declining.