Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage wants Kiwis to be reintroduced to urban Wellington – and she’s suggested locals should stop owning cats in order to achieve the goal. …
But the Conservation Minister has suggested there’s another predator that needs to be dealt with: cats.
“I think gradually we’ll see people recognise that having wildlife thrive will mean having cats inside – and when your cat dies, then potentially not replacing it.”
Rats, possums and stoats kill around 25 million birds a year and cats only around one million.
But if the Greens also want cats to go as an introduced predator, what about humans?
Surely to save the birds we need to stop breeding humans. Keep the current ones inside and when they die don’t replace them.