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August 09, 2020 - Psychology Today

How Many Animals Do Cats Really Kill?

How Many Animals Do Cats Really Kill?
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New study shows: Cats kill many more animals than previously thought

One of the main reasons that humans domesticated cats is their ability to hunt and kill rodents like rats or mice in order to prevent them from eating human food supplies. While this is not the main reason to keep a cat as a companion for most people nowadays, free-roaming domestic cats will still hunt rodents, but also other prey animals like small birds or insects, and sometimes bring them home.

A new study from South Africa now systematically investigated how often cats really kill prey animals when roaming outside the house and the number is surprisingly high (Seymour et al., 2020).

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