Garden Birds & Cats

Although we understand that cats are much loved pets and cat owners see their cats as free, independent creatures who should not be confined, we realise that many bird lovers may also see cats as pests particularly if you are trying to encourage more birds to come into your garden.

Ginger And White Cat

It is a fact that cats will kill or worry garden birds and many people become distressed and angered by someone else’s cat killing birds in their garden. However, cats are just one of a number of predators that birds face and they should not be blamed entirely for the decreasing numbers of some bird populations.

We’ve put together some information about the impact that cats have on garden birds and also some advice on what you can do to prevent them coming into your garden and worrying wild birds.