Community Attitudes and Practices of Urban Residents Regarding Predation by Pet Cats on Wildlife: An International Comparison

@inproceedings{Hall2016CommunityAA,
  title={Community Attitudes and Practices of Urban Residents Regarding Predation by Pet Cats on Wildlife: An International Comparison},
  author={Catherine Margaret Hall and Nigel A. Adams and J. Stuart Bradley and Kate A. Bryant and Alisa A. Davis and Christopher R. Dickman and Tsumugi Fujita and Shinichi Kobayashi and Christopher Lepczyk and E. Anne McBride and Kenneth H. Pollock and Irene M. Styles and Yolanda van Heezik and Ferian Wang and Michael C. Calver},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
International differences in practices and attitudes regarding pet cats' interactions with wildlife were assessed by surveying citizens from at least two cities in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the USA, China and Japan. Predictions tested were: (i) cat owners would agree less than non-cat owners that cats might threaten wildlife, (ii) cat owners value wildlife less than non-cat owners, (iii) cat owners are less accepting of cat legislation/restrictions than non-owners, and (iv) respondents… CONTINUE READING
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