Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Unintended Consequences

Cats killing billions of animals in the US

"Cats are one of the top threats to US wildlife, killing billions of animals each year, a study suggests.
The authors estimate they are responsible for the deaths of between 1.4 and 3.7 billion birds and 6.9-20.7 billion mammals annually."

For the rest of this article and the original research, see the links below:

And for another view:

Seeing these unintended consequences of what is in part kind-heartedness towards cats both domestic and feral, what to do? What to NOT do?

What is compassionate, what is skillful and appropriate actions towards all the beings involved in these conditions and circumstances? What is our practice effort?

(c) 2013 Elihu Genmyo Smith