Happy news about animals
by Jade Wright, Crosby Herald
THIS time of year is tough if you’re a baby bird, relying on others for food and shelter, with predators at every turn waiting for their chance to pounce.
Domestic cats kill millions of birds a year, but our feline friends and wild birds can live harmoniously in our gardens this breeding season with a few simple measures, says the RSPB.
Baby birds in particular are vulnerable from cats at this time of year, but with some minor interventions, the number of chicks killed can be minimised.
The wildlife charity is keen to tell Crosby’s cat owners what they can do to avoid chicks being caught in the next few weeks and is offering the following advice: