The impact of roaming pet cats on Australian wildlife

Mon, 27 Jul 2020

Cats make good pets, but Australians also care about our native wildlife and enjoy seeing it around the places we live and work. New research has combined the insights from 66 different studies to quantify the impact of pet cats that are allowed outdoors on Australian wildlife; here is a snapshot of the findings.

The research was undertaken by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub of the Australian Government's National Environmental Science Program. It has been published in the scientific journal Wildlife Research (