‘Protect your pets’: cats make up one-fifth of coyotes’ diet in Los Angeles

A study of coyote scat found the animals are attracted to fruit in urban gardens, where they’re also finding cats and small dogs

Doug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning last June.

As Junior walked down the path and into the world, he paid special attention. “I had a funny feeling … just an odd sensation that something was off,” McIntyre, a journalist and radio host, recalled in a column at the time.

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Source: theguardian
‘Protect your pets’: cats make up one-fifth of coyotes’ diet in Los Angeles