The impending Taranaki cat cull

Queensland feral cat cull

A death threat against neighbourhood cats – hand-delivered to letterboxes – has left residents of a quiet North Taranaki cul-de-sac on high alert

Typed and distributed by an unknown person, the residents of Becklands Pl in Inglewood found the note on Sunday morning.

Short and to the point, it said: “Cat Poison will be laid around Becklands Place next week and every week until the stray cats are brought under control. Please ensure your cats don’t stray from your property”.

All cats stray from their owners’ properties.  

Supplied, via Stuff

Fellow Becklands Pl resident Rebecca Farquhar agreed and said the discovery of the note had been a “little bit disturbing.”

The Farquhars don’t even have a cat, but they do own a small dog.

“We’ve never had any issues with stray cats, or any cats, on the property. It’s very strange,” Farquhar said.

The Farquhars have no cat, but do own a small dog.

 

– Stuff


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.

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