One man in New Zealand clearly doesn't share the sentiment, since he's putting out a nationwide call to eradicate cats. Maybe he's just never had his heart melt at the sight of Maru in a box.
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Why would anyone wish such a horrible thing? According to Gareth Morgan, a New Zealand businessman, a cat-free country would bring bird songs back to cities and improve native bird life. Check out his infographic below explaining why they're so awful (complete with a cartoon cat that says, "I Love to Kill!").
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New Zealand has the most cat owners in the world with 1.419 million Kiwi kitties, says a study by the country's Companion Animal Council. As a result of the large numbers, the cats pose a threat to native birds and have already contributed to the extinction of nine species on the island.
Aside from getting a bell for your pet, neutering it and keeping it inside, Morgan encourages people to "make this cat your last."
What would Grumpy Cat say?
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