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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Photo illustration by Zoe Jennings) Outdoor cats, kill about 1.3 to 4 billion birds in the United States annually. Fort Collins bird populations are especially vulnerable to outdoor cat predation because the city falls on a major migration corridor for birds, there are many pets and there is the presence of a big university in the town. 

Lovable killers: Outdoor cats pose a threat to wild bird populations in Fort Collins

Zoë Jennings April 17, 2018

Mariah Worman adopted her beloved cat, James, when she was 11 years old. Ever since, he has enjoyed life living inside their home as well as exploring their suburban neighborhood. Little does James know...

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