A feral cat is one who has either never had contact with people, or they’ve forgotten their time with humans. Ferals live on city streets, in alleys and parks. They could be wherever there is a supply of food, water, and shelter. Here’s what you should know.
October 16th is National Feral Cat Day. Whether you call them stray felines, outdoor cats, or community kitties, one thing is for sure — feral cats are still one of the most misunderstood animal groups in the United States. Here’s what you should know.
October 16th is National Feral Cat Day, so it’s a good time to talk about these kitties and how we treat them. When it comes to feral cats, opinions vary on whether or not humans should tame them. Should feral cats be tamed? Here are a few things you should consider before you answer.
Shelters are already overflowing with unwanted cats that never find homes and it happens every spring. Let’s put an end to kitten season for good.
Homeowners in the city of Chicago are looking to fight rats and pest infestations with feral felines for their yards. The trick is getting them to stick around.
You can hear in mama cats voice that she does not trust the human, but she learns that the human means no harm and eventually even lets the human handle her babies and even pet her.
With millions of feral cats in Los Angeles, something drastic needs to be done.
A volunteer named Fred Coburn who spent his nights feeding homeless cats on the streets of Boston passed away of pancreatic cancer.
Imam Mustafa Efe opened the doors of his mosque in Istanbul to the local cat population. The neighborhood felines have found a new home.
Are feral cats taking the lives of 2.4 billion birds and 12.3 billion mammals every year? One group says they are, and that such felines should be hunted down and killed.
A suspicious anti-cat report claims feral feline colonies will spread rabies at an alarming rate, but aggressive trap-and-kill programs have proven ineffective.
Given the time, effort, and resources that go into TNR, one has to wonder whether it is worth it. The answer is an unequivocal yes: Study after study shows that TNR is humane and effective at managing colonies, unlike the outdated trap-kill technique. TNR provides benefits at three levels: the feral cats’ lives are better, […]
A group of innovative animal protectionists developed a process called Trap-Neuter-Return, most commonly referred to as TNR among those in the field, to provide a better solution to the incessant killing that was the non-working “solution” for feral cats.TNR consists of three steps:1. Trap: the individuals involved humanely trap all of the cats in a […]
Dedicated cat lovers across the country are saving cats lives by giving care to colonies of feral cats and using a process called Trap-Neuter-Return, or TNR for short.What Are Feral Cats?Feral cats are the cats that live outside without a human-home to return to when the day’s work and play is done. Or, more properly […]