Scientific Name: Felis domesticus
Family: Felidae Felis
"Wild" for a feral cat could mean living behind shopping malls and alleyways as well as wooded areas and vacant lots. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) the estimated number of Feral Cats in the US is in the tens of millions. While cats are meat eaters and won't be feasting on your vegetables, flowers or trees, their natural instincts may lead them to choose your soft garden and planter soil as their own personal bathroom which will leave you with a smelly mess to deal with.