Felixer Training Module and User Manual

If you are a new User of a Felixer please complete the Training Module HERE

You can access the latest version of the Felixer User Manual HERE  and the Felixer Crate User Manual HERE (note: only a few Felixers have a Crate)

Grant funding from the Australian Government’s Environment Restoration Fund

In February 2020 Thylation received $1.2M in grant funding from the Australian Government’s Environment Restoration Fund to support the commercialisation of Felixers, which was successfully delivered on time and on budget by mid-December 2020, supported by an independent audit.

You can read the Summary of the Final Project Outcomes HERE.

A report on the Kangaroo Island deployments from January to July 2021 can be found here.

Among the Pigeons: why our cats belong indoors, by John L. Read

John has been responsible for the development of the Felixer from promoting the concept and securing funding to organising trials and initial sales. John has a PhD in Ecosystem Management, has published over 120 scientifc papers on ecology, threatened species and feral cat management and authored 4 popular books including ‘Among The Pigeons, why our cats belong indoors’. (Follow the link to purchase the book from Wakefield Press)

Read Chapter 5 – Stealth and subterfuge

Read Chapter 21 – N=1


 “Meticulously researched, extraordinarily informative, and engagingly written.
John Read has given us a book that throws light on the highly controversial issue of indoor and outdoor cats.
It is a book for cat lovers, for those who care about the natural world, and for doctors.
I hope it will be translated into many languages and be incorporated into animal welfare and environmental cu

~ Jane Goodall

Media interviews on Felixers

Feral Cat Grooming Traps
Secret reserve protects elusive Australian night parrot SBS
Ecological Horizons and Applidyne Engineering feral cat grooming trap on Nine News SA 9 March 2016
Complément d’enquête. Matous à mater – 4 octobre 2018 (France 2)

John Read on ABC Radio Australia All Over program on 30 August 2020

John Read on ABC Radio Nightlife with Indira Naidoo 12 December 2021

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