The domestic cat is often a beloved pet, but it’s also a major threat to birds and other wildlife. Every year in the United States, cats kill well over 1 billion birds. Wildlife rehabilitators are on the frontlines caring for injured birds and giving them a chance to be wild again.
At American Bird Conservancy, we're celebrating our 20th anniversary by asking staff to describe favorite things about their work. Here are a few of their reflections on our success through the years. Enjoy!