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They are cute, cuddly, and their memes are internet gold. House cats have served as companion animals for thousands of years, but they have lately come under attack. New studies indicate that cats have a negative impact on native biodiversity and are a threat to human health. So what’s a cat lover to do? In partnership with L.A. County Natural History Museum, we assembled a panel of three cat experts to help us understand feline ecology, their role in human health and happiness, their place in the concrete jungle and better management practices. Let’s make our city a better place for cats, the people who own them, and our native wildlife. And by all means, let’s keep the internet memes going.