The city of Jefferson, Iowa, has suspended a policy allowing police officers to shoot trapped feral cats after an outcry. Feral cats, like this one photographed in 2013 in Key Largo, Fla., pose a serious threat to ecoysystems.
The city of Jefferson, Iowa, has suspended a policy allowing police officers to shoot trapped feral cats after an outcry. Feral cats, like this one photographed in 2013 in Key Largo, Fla., pose a serious threat to ecoysystems. Associated Press file
The city of Jefferson, Iowa, has suspended a policy allowing police officers to shoot trapped feral cats after an outcry. Feral cats, like this one photographed in 2013 in Key Largo, Fla., pose a serious threat to ecoysystems. Associated Press file

Police shot feral cats in this Iowa town until an outcry put the practice on hold

April 16, 2018 10:03 AM