Pet cats allowed outdoors, in fact, are nearly three times as likely to become infected with pathogens or parasites than those confined to quarters, they reported in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters.
“There were canine marks all over the carcass, especially around the neck. We suspect it had been killed by another carnivore, since they hunt by biting the neck and not letting go until the prey is dead,” said Shyam Sunder Kaushik, district forest officer.
A Day after a wounded leopard was rescued from the Kandivli slums on Wednesday,the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) officials said the female sub-adult was in severe psychological trauma and their main concern was to prevent it from inflicting injury on self.
In order to curb the increasing dog menace in the city,the Municipal Corporation has directed People For Animals (PFA) and Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) to increase the number of sterilisation operations conducted by them.