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Aust Vet J 2012;91:35–42. DOI: 10.1111/avj.12013.

Cat admissions to RSPCA shelters in Queensland, Australia: description of cats and risk factors for euthanasia after entry

C Alberthsen, JS Rand, PC Bennett, M Paterson, M Lawrie and JM Morton

An unfortunate spelling error remained in the first paragraph of this paper. It has been pointed out to us that there is no such animal as a Felius silverus domesticus. The correct first sentence is as follows:

Stray and unwanted cats (Felis catus) are commonly admitted to animal shelters, where more than half are euthanased.1