New Zealand http://nhpr.org en New Zealand Cat Wars http://nhpr.org/post/new-zealand-cat-wars <p>New Zealand cat owners are reacting with outrage against a plan to drastically reduce the number of free-roaming cats proposed by renowned environmental activist Gareth Morgan.</p><p>The movement is rooted in a long-standing national concern about the dwindling native bird populations, including the kiwi, that are struggling against New Zealand’s cat population, which is the largest per-capita in the world. Here to discuss Kiwi’s cat war is ecologist <strong>Dr. James Russell</strong>, a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland.</p><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 13:12:12 +0000 Virginia Prescott 28401 at http://nhpr.org New Zealand Cat Wars