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Erubbermaids “Roughneck” homes create the perfect winter sanctuary for feral cats Opossums, raccoons and skunks. Feral cats are exposed to cold temperatures, wind and freezing rain in the winter. Erubbermaid “Roughneck” homes offers protection from the elements.

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Unintended Consequences of Predator Control

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The intent was to protect birds by removing one of their predators: cats. It seemed like a good idea at the time: Remove all the feral cats from a famous Australian island to save the native seabirds. What happened was something that hurt the birds worse. But the decision to eradicate the felines from Macquarie island allowed the rabbit population to explode and, in turn, destroy much of its fragile vegetation that birds depend on for cover, researchers said Tuesday

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National Justice for Animals Week

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The mascot for this year’s National Justice for Animals Week is Adam, a spunky black cat who was set on fire by two teenage girls in a vicious attack in Santa Rosa, California, as an eight-week-old feral kitten. ALDF was founded in 1979 with the unique mission of protecting the lives and advancing interests of animals through the legal system. From the better late then never category, the ALDF is having a National Justice for Animals Week to raise awareness about animal abuse.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ Mustangs Stir a Debate on Thinning the Herd ” (front page, July 20): The Bureau of Land Management is charged with protecting wild horses and burros on the Western rangelands. Priscilla Feral President, Friends of Animals Darien, Conn., Faced with budgetary constraints, however, it might put to death some of the 30,000 horses it is holding—a herd as big as the community of free horses still roaming the West. You report that Steven L.