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New Colors for 2023

Feb 21, 2023

New Colors for 2023

We're excitedly expecting new inventory by early March. Soon! Here is a sneak peek at the new bird-protecting colors and patterns that will be arriving very soon--and some of our favorites continue forward, too.

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Black cat wears Birdsbesafe cat collar cover

Apr 29, 2022

Swiss Scientific Field Study

When I started Birdsbesafe company in 2009, after inventing the product for my own cat, George, I did not imagine how many scientific field studies would eventually test the product's effectiveness. That number rose to seven studies, this week, with the publication of the Swiss field study being published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

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Birdsbesafe® cat collar covers in Newsweek!

Apr 9, 2022

Birdsbesafe® cat collar covers in Newsweek!

Happy Spring, cat owners and bird lovers. Along with spring rain and greening plant growth, the the migratory songbirds are returning to the north of North America and other northern latitudes. In my yard, we celebrate the first American Robins coming to look for a nesting habitat. Their singing at dawn and dusk ushers in the welcome retreat of wintertime, while our last snowbank melts. Where we live, birdfeeders are removed for the warm months, to avoid attracting black bears!

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Rosie the Regal One for Birdsbesafe

Jan 1, 2022

Saving Birds in 2022

We are greeting the new year with gratitude for all our customers, who care about cats and birds. Together, over the last decade (plus), we have made a difference, saving untold numbers of birds.

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Zora the cat wears Birdsbesafe collar getting ready to go outdoors and not catch birds

Sep 19, 2021

New York Times Magazine

This week the New York Times Magazine "The Ethicist" column was titled "What Should I Do about my Bird-Killing Cat?" Columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah tackled the topic, offering Birdsbesafe cat collars as one of the ways to reduce cat predation on birds if you let your cat outdoors.

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Birdsbesafe in the News

May 21, 2021

Birdsbesafe in the News

A thoughtful article on cat predation on birds appeared in Marin Independent Journal, California. There are good options for cat owners who want to reduce cats' impact on wildlife. It's a great article summarizing the alternatives for those who want to take responsibility for their pets. Any choice you can make in favor of protecting wildlife is a good step.

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Cat wears Birdsbesafe cat collar cover to protect birds from pet cats that hunt

Apr 28, 2021

People Magazine: Earth Day Pet Product list

Does this make our pet products officially famous? We made the list of 10 best eco-friendly pet products for Earth Day! We're lucky #7. See the story by People Pets' editor here. We're on a mission to protect birds from cats that hunt. Thank you, cat owners!

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UK Independent Scientific Field Study

Feb 12, 2021

UK Independent Scientific Field Study

Results of a scientific field study, led by Univ. of Exeter's Dr. Robbie MacDonald, were published in the journal Current Biology this week."Fitting Birdsbesafe collar covers reduced the numbers of birds captured and brought home by 42% but had no discernible effect on mammals." And, the research paper characterized it: "Birdsbesafe is a colorful collar cover that works as a visual warning, increasing the visibility of cats to potential prey animals with color vision. It exhibited pronounced effectiveness in reducing killing of birds, and more generally, prey with good color vision, including herpetofauna."

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