Rights of Cats – level 1
There is a study about cats. It says that every year, cats kill millions of birds in the UK. It is very dangerous for biodiversity. The number of some kinds of birds goes down dramatically.
The authors of this study say people should not leave cats outside. If they do, they can break the law. People must think about the effect on birds. They must protect them.
The European Commission does not agree with this. It says that cats have the right to go where they want. It does not want to force people to keep cats at home.
Difficult words: biodiversity (the number of plants and animals that exist in one place), right (the fact that a person or an animal have a legal way to do something), force (to use power to make somebody do something).
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