Subsidised by junk foods: factors influencing body condition in stray cats (Felis catus)

  title={Subsidised by junk foods: factors influencing body condition in stray cats (Felis catus)},
  author={Heather M. Crawford and Michael C. Calver and P. A. Fleming},
  journal={Journal of Urban Ecology},
Domestic cats (Felis catus) are one of the most widely distributed and successful carnivores globally. While cats are popular pets, many unowned, ‘stray’ cats live freely in anthropogenic environments at high densities where they make use of anthropogenic resources. These stray cats present a management challenge due to concerns about wildlife predation, pathogen transmission, public nuisance and threats to cat welfare (e.g. vehicle collisions). In Australia, there are few studies of strays… 

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