Over 100 stray cats captured in operation to save endangered Scottish wildcat

Over 100 stray cats captured in operation to save endangered Scottish wildcat
 

More than 100 felines have been captured as part of an effort to save the endangered Scottish wildcat from extinction.
Project officers, contractors and dozens of volunteers helped catch 115 cats across an area spanning 676 square miles.
Scottish Wildcat Action's (SWA) Trap Neuter Vaccinate Return programme was carried out in priority areas in northern Scotland, including Morvern, Strathpeffer, Strathbogie, northern Strathspey and the Angus glens.
Feral cats present a threat to wildcats by mating with them, so the team spent 364 nights catching strays for neutering.
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1 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 34
Source: Daily Record
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