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‘[They] eat falcons and cockatoos, bats, centipedes, scorpions. I imagine that they would have a hard time pulling down a saltwater crocodile, I imagine that cassowaries would be pretty safe, but virtually every lizard, every snake, every frog, every bat, just about every bird in Australia and any mammal smaller than a large kangaroo, at least when they are joeys, are all susceptible to cat predation.’
Australia is being swept by a second wave of post-settlement extinctions, and the culprit is the feral cat. Cats are estimated to eat 75 million native animals every night and the future for Australian fauna looks bleak.
The only way to dent the problem is have people spay or neuter their pets so you don't wind up with a feral population.
Shall we also destroy all the lions that kill, crocs, gaters, wolves? Shame on them for displaying natural behavior!
A bit off topic but every time I see that picture of the last Thylacine/ Tassie Tiger I get really sad