Kiwis for kiwi

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Kiwis for kiwi - Cat owners

Wild or abandoned cats are a particular threat to kiwi, especially young chicks. Along with stoats, cats kill 70% of wild-born kiwi chicks before they reach 6 months of age.

What cat owners can do

The best solution is the simplest—if you live near wild kiwi, give your cat to someone who doesn’t.

If that isn’t possible, other things you can do are:

 Issues with wild cats

Designs for a live-catch capture trap, for humanely catching wild cats can be found here. Please note that you must check live capture traps daily.