Urban cat (Felis catus) movement and predation activity associated with a wetland reserve in New Zealand

  title={Urban cat (Felis catus) movement and predation activity associated with a wetland reserve in New Zealand},
  author={Shelley A. Morgan and Cara M. Hansen and James G. Ross and Graham J. Hickling and Shaun Ogilvie and Adrian M. Paterson},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
Context. House cats are increasingly suggested as having major ecological impacts in semiurban environments. Information on the activity of house cats is relatively scarce, especially in habitats such as wetlands. Aims. This study examines the movement and foraging behaviour of house cats living on the periphery of a wetland reserve in Christchurch city, New Zealand. Methods. Twenty-one domestic cats living in a suburban residential area were studied using radiotelemetry to determine home-range… 

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