• Assessment of a targeted trap-neuter-return pilot study in Auckland, New Zealand 

      Zito, S.; Aguilar, Glenn; Vigeant, S.; Dale, Arnja (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2018-05-13)
      SIMPLE SUMMARY: It is generally accepted that stray cats need to be managed to minimise the associated negative impacts and there is a need for effective and humane management tools. One such potential tool is ...
    • Community attitudes and practices of urban residents regarding predation by pet cats on wildlife : an international comparison 

      Hall, Catherine M.; Adams, Nigel; Bradley, J. Stuart; Bryant, Kate A.; Davis, Alisa A.; Dickman, Christopher R.; Fujita, Tsumugi; Kobayashi, Shinichi; Lepczyk, Christopher A.; McBride, E. Anne; Pollock, Kenneth H.; Styles, Irene M.; van Heezik, Yolanda; Wang, Ferian; Calver, Michael C. (PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science), 2016-04-06)
      International differences in practices and attitudes regarding pet cats' interactions with wild-life were assessed by surveying citizens from at least two cities in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the USA, China and Japan. ...
    • The comparative welfare status of owned, managed stray and unmanaged strays cats 

      Dale, Arnja; Salinsky, Jodi; Ladyman, Rebecca; Harvey, Laura; Jolly, S.; Leong, J.; Farrow, A.; Trippett, V.; Murphy, D.; Walker, Jessica (2015-09)
      Stray cats are an extremely polarising issue in New Zealand drawing regular media attention often with reports of reduced welfare. With the aim of collecting empirical data to investigate this, we developed and validated ...
    • The vulnerability of skinks to predation by introduced mongoose in the Fiji Islands 

      Morley, Craig G.; Winder, Linton (Pacific Science Association (University of Hawaii), 2015)
      Skinks are successful colonisers and are commonly found throughout the Pacific islands, but, the presence of introduced predators such as mongoose are known to threaten their survival. The two most abundant skinks found ...