Please keep your cats indoors!
Impact on the environment:
- Cats kill between 4 and 5 million birds each day in North America alone
- Collar bells don’t work
- Ground nesting birds are most susceptible
- Fledglings are frequently caught by cats while they are learning to fly
- Most birds caught are not killed outright but die of injuries and infection
Impact on cats:
- Cars kill millions of cats each year
- Parasites are health threats – fleas, ticks and worms
- Outdoor cats require more medical treatment
- Life spans of outdoor cats is much shorter
Please – keep kitty indoors!