Cat Behavior And Feral Cat Information
Domestic cats are often well fed. However, most pet owners are still amused as why their cats kill rodents, birds and still do not eat them. The reason is, unlike other predators, the cat’s desire to hunt is not to eat its prey.
They hunt it because they have an inborn hunting instinct in them. This instinct is so strong that they continue to hunt the preys around them. Nevertheless, this habit of hunting had severe impact on some species.
In some places, the impact of hunting is such that it has lead to extinction of several species. Thus, hunting has considerably reduced the counts of small birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, thereby threatening the census of wild life.
Apart from this, domestic cats are troubling the native predators too, for example predators such as hawks, weasels, fox, do not find