feral cats

What Are Feral Cats And Feral Cat Colonies?

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.

by Meleva Steiert
March 3rd

National Feral Cat Day: Everything You Need To 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.

by CatTime
October 15th

National Feral Cat Day: Should Feral Cats Be Tamed?

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.

by Mike Clark
October 15th

A humane solution to a wild problem

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.

by Nina Stively
August 30th, 2013

Trap-Neuter-Return: Part III

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answer is an unequivocal yes: Study after study shows that TNR is humane and effective at managing colonies, unlike the outdated trap-kill technique.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, […]

by CatTime
November 7th, 2011

Trap-Neuter-Return: Part II

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 […]

by CatTime
November 7th, 2011

Trap-Neuter-Return: Part I

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 […]

by CatTime
November 7th, 2011
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