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Abstract

Cats in Canada: a comprehensive report on the cat overpopulation crisis.

Abstract

This work describes the welfare problems of cat overpopulation in Canada, including figures on the numbers of owned and feral cats, demographics, the status of animal shelters, the benefits of spaying and neutering to control overpopulation, public perceptions to the problem and reducing the need for euthanasia as a response to cat overpopulation.