feral cats

Young researcher battles invasive parasites

April 21st, 2017

A Murdoch University early career researcher has revealed invasive parasites on Australia’s west coast are creating serious concerns for conservation programs and for public health in the region.

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Potentially serious pathogens found in feral cats on Christmas Island

January 18th, 2016

Narelle Dybing

A Murdoch University researcher has found a range of pathogenic bacteria and parasites which can have serious consequences if transmitted to humans in feral cats and black rats on Christmas Island.

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Opinion: Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

September 15th, 2014

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

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