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PESTS: Cat adoption’s OK; just keep them indoors

Re: “Humane society offers pest-begone devices” (letter, 4-29).

I’m all for pet adoptions. However, please keep those cats indoors and find a different way to get rid of mice and rats.

The Audubon Society estimates there are more than 40 million stray and feral cats in the U.S. and the numbers are growing. These numbers don’t even reflect the “house” cats that are allowed to roam outside. These cats kill hundreds of millions of birds every year.

It doesn’t matter if the cats are spayed/neutered. They will instinctively still hunt and kill birds. Plus, Indoor cats are also safer from

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