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15 Dec 2023

Domestic Cats: A Threat to 2000 Species Worldwide

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In the US, dogs outpace cats in household popularity, [65.1M to 46.5M]( Cats, being obligate carnivores and efficient predators, are implicated in the deaths of around [2,000 animal species]( worldwide, notably impacting bird populations with 981 prey species recorded. This predation has led to the extinction of species such as the Australian white-footed rabbit rat and the [Hawaiian crow](