Study: Cats Kill Billions of Animals

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catsnew study published Tuesday by the journal Nature Communications reveals that felines kill-literally-billions of animals per year. By the numbers, cats kill between 1.4 billion and 3.7 billion birds and between 6.9 billion and 20.7 billion small mammals, like chipmunks, for example.

The study’s co-author, Pete Marra (an animal ecologist with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute), said he and his colleagues focused specifically on bird deaths that resulted from felines. Not so fast, cat-people haters, the majority of the mortality ratings sprang from un-owned cats. Read more at CBS News.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

8 COMMENTS

  1. This study, confirming information that everybody already knew for centuries, is a prime candidate of an igNobel Award (Google it).

  2. KILLING IS PART OF LIFE.
    PART OF THE FOOD CHAIN.
    You should see my fish tank.
    The platys eating the guppies eating those small fry eating the snail eating the micro organism.

    AMAZING
    BIRDS EAGLES EATING THE SWALOOWS EATING THE PARAKEETS EATING THE WORMS EATING THE RATS EATING.. now I got myself hungry, I’m gonna get a cow and make a shish kabob in pita or maybe catch a flounder and make broiled fish or catch a few varities and make those ashkanaz things in horseraddish..oh yeah its called gifilta fish or bar b que lamb.

    MILLIONS OF DOLLARS SPENT ON THat study?
    just ask your local torah rabbi and he will teach you about “ONE G-D,HASHEMS PLAN”

    where is hilary clinton when you need a lie

  3. This is the way Hashem made the world. Hashem made a perfect world with perfect balance. It is man who messed it up. It’s not a problem that cats prey on birds and smaller animals because this is how Hashem created them to be.

  4. I wonder how much money this research project cost the goverment? Also what the salaries of these great scientist earned on this great project?

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