Table 2. Information used to parameterize population model

Node Data Input Source
Immigration Frequent (>30%)
Average (12-30%)
Rare (<12%)
Castillo and Clarke 2003
Natoli et al. 2006
Centonze and Levy 2002
Survival High (>0.8)
Medium (0.56-0.79)
Low (<0.56)
Andersen et al. 2004
Natoli et al. 2006
Andersen et al. 2004
Kitten Production and Survival to Six Months High
(>2 litters/year of >4 kittens, 3 survive)
Medium
(1-2 litters/year of 3-5 kittens, 2 survive)
Low
(< 1 litter/year, <4 kittens, 1 survives)
Andersen et al. 2004, Natoli et al. 2006
Andersen et al. 2004, Natoli et al. 2006
Schmidt et al. 2007, Scott et al. 2002
Future Population Status Influenced by: initial population, survival, kitten production, immigration and abandonment Scott et al. 2002