Posts Tagged “TNR”

Podcast: Homeless man taking care of feral cats dies and community takes over the care

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Podcast: Homeless man taking care of feral cats dies and community takes over the care

  Antonio Garcia was homeless on the streets of Chicago and for four years he shared an alley with stray cats that he loved and cared for. Four young women helped him feed the cats and got them neutered before he died of exposure to the severe cold of the windy city. Now these women…

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Alley Cat Allies Grant Supports USVI Hurricane Recovery

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Alley Cat Allies Grant Supports USVI Hurricane Recovery

  CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands – Feb. 13, 2018 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, has provided a grant of $5,000 to the Lucky Paws Foundation of St. Thomas for food, supplies and Trap-Neuter-Return work with cats on the island. Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated this community in September,…

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The Kitten Game-How to Help Feral Kittens

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The Kitten Game-How to Help Feral Kittens

by Bernadette E. Kazmarski   The universal response to finding kittens is to presume they are abandoned and unable to care for themselves and to take them home, but not only is that rarely the right response, it’s not even the right presumption and can often be harmful to the kittens and backfire if you are…

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TNR with a Side of Adoption and Outreach

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TNR with a Side of Adoption and Outreach

  by Bernadette E Kazmarski   TNR or “trap-neuter-return” can be a very controversial topic, but when you engage in a conversation it turns out that it’s really only the “return” part that draws the most objection. From people who don’t understand the nature of feral or unsocialized cats to those who just don’t like…

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Nobodys Cats And Those Who Care For Them

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Nobodys Cats And Those Who Care For Them

  Christine Arnold in this podcast shares with us the compelling behind the scenes look at feral cat management and TNR with the Nobodys Cat Foundation.  Christine founded the PAWS Trap Neuter Return Program in 2004 and served as the program’s manager through 2011. She has significant experience in all aspects of the strategy, from…

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At 80 Years Old She Started Photographing Feral Cats And Its Amazing

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At 80 Years Old She Started Photographing Feral Cats And Its Amazing

by Diane Peresie   I have been a serious photographer for many years.  I have received several prizes locally over the years and even a couple nationally.  The national photos, btw, were of my cats.  I have always loved cats and can’t remember life without one.   When I turned 80 years old, I went into a…

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What to do With Ferals in Your Neighborhood

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What to do With Ferals in Your Neighborhood

by Beth Frank, President and Founder of Community Cats United, Inc   Let’s talk about a few  topics in the world of community cats.  But first, what exactly is a community cat?  Community cat is a term that includes any unowned cat, whether they are feral (unsocialized) or friendly (lost or abandoned pet cats).  …

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4 Killer Cats are on the Prowl in New York City

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4 Killer Cats are on the Prowl in New York City

  Four viscious feral cats are terrorizing the Javits Center in New York and the dirty rats in the alleys and shipping docks are fleeing for their lives.   Javits Center has a rat problem, and Sylvester, Alfreda, Mama cat and Ginger are the convention centers new Rodent brigade.   After two years of fighting…

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50 dollar fine and Threat of Eviction For Feeding Stray Cats

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50 dollar fine and Threat of Eviction For Feeding Stray Cats

A war is brewing in Salem, Oregon between elderly residents who are feeding stray cats in a mobile home park, residents who want the cats gone, and a property management company that has now decided to impose fines against the residents who are feeding the cats and threatening to evict the seniors for not adhering…

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Woman arrested for feeding and neutering stray cats

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Woman arrested for feeding and neutering stray cats

I do not usually make personal comments on news stories, but this is just too upsetting. If you do not agree with me then consider this an editorial! Last September, Debbie Manzione was on her way home from the mall in Chesapeak, Virginia when a cat ran out in front of her in the parking…

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