08 Aug '12, 9pm

Kitty Cam Shows Not All Cats Are Killers

Kitty Cam Shows Not All Cats Are Killers

National Geographic Remote Imaging One of 60 cats in Athens Ga., that were equipped with video cameras. No owner would likely deny that cats are creatures with personality. Some spend all day stalking squirrels, some spend all day snoozing in the sun. Some like to cuddle, and some are loners. Yet a lot of cats – particularly outdoor cats – have lives that their owners know nothing about. What kind of mischief does a cat get into when it wanders out into the neighborhood alone? That was the question that Kerrie Anne Loyd, an ecologist who recently received her doctorate from the University of Georgia, and collaborators hoped to start answering when they began a pilot project using National Geographic Crittercams . They wanted to know how cats are affecting native wildlife like birds and rodents that share the cats’ environment. Given that predatory cats are not native to th...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/kitty-cam-shows...

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