When a leading birdwatcher in Texas shot one of the feral cats that had been stalking piping plovers, he started the kind of war that only really concerned humans can wage.
Out of curiosity, I boiled down the Jim Stevenson case and sent it to a few environmental-ethics professors. Most agreed: Shoot the cat.
Brilliant, unexpected satire of our collateral damage in the New York Times Magazine.
post-scriptum: it seems like someone had enough incidental lolcats exposure and decided to make some relief.