FERAL CATS AND THE PUBLIC— A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP
Public health policies all over the country reflect the scientific evidence: feral cats live healthy lives outdoors and don’t spread disease to people. But, advocates of catch and kill programs continue to justify this cruel practice by insisting that feral cats represent a threat to public health because they do spread disease. "There’s simply no evidence to back up these claims," says Deborah L. Ackerman, M.S., Ph.D., an adjunct associate professor of epidemiology at UCLA School of Public Health.
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