New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1979) 2: 64- 66

Observations on the food of feral cats Campbell Island

Research Article
P. J. Dilks  
  1. Ecology Division, DSIR, Private Bag, Nelson, New Zealand

Feral cats (Felis catus) are very scarce on Campbell Island (52°S, 169°E). Scats were collected during three summer visits and later examined. Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) were much the most important prey, although birds and insects were also taken.