Blue Mountains News
Responsible Cat Ownership
Being a cat owner can be tremendously rewarding. They offer companionship and have many positive impacts on human health. However, it is important to be vigilant and protect our native wildlife.
The Lithgow Local Government area has many sections of native bushland that contains rare and threatened plants as well as providing habitat for a range of threatened native animals. In Australia, cats have no natural predators. They are most active at night, dusk and down when much of our native wildlife is also active. Even well fed cats will prey on native wildlife due to their natural hunting instincts.
The types of native animals killed by domestic cats include possums, birds, lizards, snakes, geckos, bats native rats and marsupials. A domestic cat can kill on average about 30 native animals per year.
For tips on ensuring you protect our native wildlife and prevent your cat from being a hunter visit Council’s fact sheet located on Council’s Website
Footy fans will be able to leave their fold up chairs in the car, with...
The Morrison Government will establish a new headspace in Katoomba to...
A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to...
NSW artist, Wendy Teakel has taken home the Sculpture at Scenic World...
Government Member of the Legislative Council Shayne Mallard MP has announced...
Botanical Theatre Studio, Gallery & Garden Enjoy autumn in the Artist's garden. Book tix via www.botanicaltheatre.com.au
Think Conveyancing Blue Mountains A conveyancing-only law firm, where top priority is to maximise your savings while minimising your legal risk. Call now
Glenbrook Cinema Sometimes Always Never and Captain Marvel until 24 April; Wonder Park until 29 April. All seats $12.50! Book online now.
Eagle View Escape Ask about our 'ditch your device' campaign. Willing to sacrifice your devices for the weekend?
Endellion A beautifully decorated mountain cottage in a private sunny garden on a quiet tree lined street in Leura.