Skip to main content

View Diary: [Update x2]Business Woman Faces Eviction For Feeding Pooties (88 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  In areas where we haven't totally destroyed (11+ / 0-)

    anything that looks like nature, in North America, non-native cats aren't an issue.

    They can't compete.  Yosemite and Yellowstone and Gran Tetons aren't over-run with cats.

    In our cities and suburbs, they're filling a niche we've driven the native predators out of.  

    If they weren't, we'd likely be spraying a lot more poison around.

    This place needs a PVP server.

    by JesseCW on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 11:11:14 AM PST

    [ Parent ]

    •  As coyotes become more familiar with suburban (4+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      Amber6541, cany, marina, BlackSheep1

      housing, cats are the targets of predators.

      Our own development patterns have caused a lot of disruption in the world.

      Human originated disruption of natural prairies, woodlands, edge-environments, plus mono-culture suburban plantings and heavy pesticide/herbicide use for lawns, golf courses and farming is causing bigger disasters than cats, although yes, they are non-native.  But after about 400 years on the continent, it's a little late for us to make big changes.

      I do believe everyone should be planting bird and butterfly feeding gardens and doing what we can to mitigate the damage caused by rampant and out-of-control development.  Suburbanization has consumed far too much land.

      "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

      by YucatanMan on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 02:10:48 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site