Caller "Ross" on yesterday's Feral Talkback (ABC 666 every second Wednesday at 10.05am) complained about a story last Monday in the Canberra Times by Nyssa Skilton. Ross didn't like our CRC's commercial links; the fact that three photos of a stuffed cat were used by the Canberra Times but only acknowledged as a stuffed animal once but mainly that leghold traps had been used by ACT Environment Rangers to remove feral cats from the Mulligan's Flat Woodlands Sanctuary. I think there were a total of eight cats inhabiting the 450ha enclosed sanctuary.
We had just started a competition for a listener to name a feral animal product to match the marketing skills of our New Zealand cousins in selling "Kiwi Bear" (possum) into Malaysia, so I was surprised that the first caller was upset about cat control and our CRC. Here's how Media Monitors heard it: