Story: Pets

Feral cat

Feral cat

Feral cats like this one are a major threat to New Zealand’s native wildlife, including birds, lizards and frogs. The Department of Conservation is trying to control feral cats in parks and reserves.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - When good pets go bad', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19752/feral-cat (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008