Scottish wildcat ‘does not have a chance’ in feline ‘war zone’

Scottish wildcat ‘does not have a chance’ in feline ‘war zone’
 

The Scottish wildcat “does not have a chance” of survival if the explosion in numbers of their domestic cousins is not tackled, says an Angus campaigner.
Ellie Stirling said the soaring feline population has created a “war zone”, which is threatening the survival of the Highlands tiger through interbreeding and leaving feral cats enduring “horrendous” conditions.
She brought her call for compulsory neutering of pets to Holyrood’s public petitions committee on Thursday.
Dr Stirling, who volunteers with Scottish Wildcat Action, pointed out there are more tigers than Scots wildcats in the... read more

 
7 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 48
Source: The Courier
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