Jul 02

Perspectives

Meet Sophie, A Happy Indoor Cat (Part 1)

ABC's "Happy Cats, Healthy Birds Campaign" runs through August, bringing you stories of responsible cat ownership. We recently spoke with inspiring cat guardian, Christiana Viscusi, the brains behind the popular @SophieLovesTuna Instagram account, about her beautiful, fun, and funny four-legged companions, Sophie and Louie. Louie, an indoor cat, is serving as a Feline Ambassador for the campaign.… Read more >>

Jun 22

Perspectives

A Change of Heart: Stories of Responsible Cat Care

With baby bird season in full swing, it's more important than ever to keep pet cats happily contained. In an effort to spread the word, we're launching our Solutions Campaign. … Read more >>

Mar 09

Perspectives

Video: Surviving the Wild: Cats and Birds

Few people experience the impacts of free-roaming cats as intimately as wildlife rehabilitators. In this short documentary, meet Dr. Dave McRuer, formerly of the Wildlife Center of Virginia; Brittany Davis of Second Chance Wildlife Center; and Kasey Birtz of City Wildlife — individuals who simultaneously love cats and are tasked… Read more >>

Dec 12

From the Field

Hawai‘i's Lanai Cat Sanctuary Also Helps to Protect Endangered Birds

Cats live like royalty, and native birds are safe from predation. Could this be a solution to the ancient conflict between cats and birds?… Read more >>

Jan 18

Perspectives

The Nature of Threats to Birds

In order to find and implement solutions to aid to survival of birds, first we must identity and address the threats they face.… Read more >>

Nov 18

Perspectives

'Cat Wars' Issues a Call to Action for the Birds of North America

Peter P. Marra, coauthor of the new book, says free-roaming cats are an urgent problem for bird conservation and public health.… Read more >>

Sep 07

Perspectives

Margaret Atwood's New Graphic Novel Stresses Dangers of Letting Cats Roam Outdoors

Science and conservation play a role in the Canadian author's new graphic novel, Angel Catbird, which features a character who is part owl, cat, and human.… Read more >>