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These are stats for cats & dogs with homes (thus does not include shelter
animals or feral cats). Extrapolation equations provided by Merritt Clifton, Editor of Animal People News and a leader in this field.
Cats, excluding ferals--
Human population divided by 2.65 (people/household), x .568.
Human population divided by 2.65, x .534. Both using 2004 Statistics
***Because the feral cat population cannot be accurately estimated and
is thus not included, and because the cat/dog population tends to be
overestimated by these equations in large metropolitan cities, I feel that these two
trends will actually work in our favor resulting in an even more accurate
representation of the cat & dog population statistics in these cities.