There are, it seems, quite a few dog people out there.
Last week, we told you about an environmentalist in New Zealand who described cats as "serial killers" who should be eradicated completely from his country.
Pete Marra might describe felines, instead, as mass murderers. He's a researcher at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. And he's just released a new study on cat behaviour. We reached him in Washington.
Listener Heather Turnbull sent us the above photos of her beloved felines.
Top: 'Ever vigilant, George and Petit guard the back door from birds disrespecting the
"Go away" welcome mat. They excel in talking varmints to death, much like
Below: her 'neutered Maine Coon cat "George (Clooney)", a lover (albeit diminished), and
neither a fighter nor hunter (de-clawed and naturally disinclined).'