51 days ago

New Zealanders are locking down their cats, for good

The Team Reporter from The Press

New Zealand is a nation of cat lovers, and increasingly – at least anecdotally – we’re keeping them inside.

Owners say welfare and conservation concerns are the main drivers; experts are cautious not to say too much, and cats are silent on the issue thus far.

What's worse — keeping a cat indoors 24/7, or letting it roam free where it will hunt birds, and possibly be injured?

Read the full story here and share your thoughts in the comments below.

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More messages from your neighbours
4 days ago

Red Cross Shops welcome everybody!

Red Cross Communications from Red Cross Shop Woolston

Our Red Cross Shops welcome everybody. Customers don’t need to be vaccinated or show My Vaccine Pass to enter the shop under the Traffic Light System.
We look forward to seeing you all soon.

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22 hours ago

Obsessed with food

Oa from Overeaters Anonymous

Eating for comfort
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1 day ago

Pioneering retirement living

Essie Summers Retirement Village

We’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.
More than 12,000 pioneers call Ryman retirement villages home. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents. Because there’s a new generation of Kiwis who are not retiring from life, they’re looking for a new way to live.

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