10 Jun '11, 12am

City Imposes Cat Curfew to Bring Peace to Possums

In hopes of curbing a troubling trend in wildlife fatalities from the jaws of pets, city officials in one part of Sydney, Australia have implemented a plan to forbid cats from roaming the streets between dusk and dawn -- yes, a cat curfew. While many native species are impacted by pets, possums in particular have proven to be an easy target, with some 564 animals reportedly killed by felines just last year alone. Now, as conservationists make plans to reintroduce more possums to the area, cats will only be able to watch them from the window.

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