cats http://www.kplu.org en Behind cute face, a cold-blooded killer: Study finds cats kill billions of animals http://www.kplu.org/post/behind-cute-face-cold-blooded-killer-study-finds-cats-kill-billions-animals Maybe that <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/01/24/170191917/new-zealand-environmentalist-wants-to-eliminate-cats-to-save-birds">New Zealand environmentalist we told you about</a> — the one who wanted to rid the country of cats because of all the birds they kill — was on to something: A new study published in journal <em>Nature Communications</em> found that cats are some of the most efficient and successful killers.<p>In all, the study found, cats kill a median of 2.4 billion birds and 12.3 billion mammals a year.<p>Here's how <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/30/science Wed, 30 Jan 2013 01:01:59 +0000 7675 at http://www.kplu.org Behind cute face, a cold-blooded killer: Study finds cats kill billions of animals Seattle crew behind "I Can Has Cheezburger" gets a TV show http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-crew-behind-i-can-has-cheezburger-gets-tv-show <p>The funny people behind the web site <a href="http://icanhas.cheezburger.com/">I Can Has Cheezburger </a>– known for its silly cat pictures – are getting their own TV show.</p><p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 22:56:46 +0000 Ashley Gross 6896 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle crew behind "I Can Has Cheezburger" gets a TV show Auburn 'Camper Cats' are now available for adoption http://www.kplu.org/post/auburn-camper-cats-are-now-available-adoption <p>Remember the <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/thats-lot-cats-74-one-camper">74 cats (and one dog) </a>found living in a cramped, filthy camper near the Auburn Regional Medical Center a couple of weeks ago?</p><p>The first batch of rescued felines is going up for adoption today at the <a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety/regionalAnimalServices/AdoptaPet.aspx">King County Pet Adoption Center</a> in Kent.</p><p>The plight of the kitties tugged at the heartstrings of many of us. Fortunately, says Regional Animal Services interim director Glynis Frederikson, this story will have a happy ending.</p><blockquote><p><span style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&ldquo;People have been calling and visiting almost every day, wondering when the Camper Cats would be available for adoption, so we know that these will find wonderful homes.&rdquo;</span> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:05:23 +0000 Dave Meyer 4110 at http://www.kplu.org Auburn 'Camper Cats' are now available for adoption That's a lot of cats - 74 in one camper http://www.kplu.org/post/thats-lot-cats-74-one-camper <p>King County Animal Control authorities have seized 74 cats and 1 dog from a camper parked next to the Auburn Regional Medical Center.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 20:59:42 +0000 Dave Meyer 3952 at http://www.kplu.org That's a lot of cats - 74 in one camper Barn cats: natural rodent control http://www.kplu.org/post/barn-cats-natural-rodent-control <p>Got a rodent problem? Traps and poisons can endanger people and pets. Live on a farm, ranch or other rural location?&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety/regionalAnimalServices.aspx">Regional Animal Services of King County</a> (RASKC) offers a natural pest control solution: &nbsp;colonies of barn cats. Provide them with food, water and shelter...such as a barn...and they&#39;ll do the job.</p><p> Tue, 03 May 2011 20:13:23 +0000 Dave Meyer 1529 at http://www.kplu.org Barn cats: natural rodent control