Discussion: The ‘vacuum effect’ and new cats replacing a removed colony of ferals
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TNR'ed and vaccinated feral cat gets rabies and bites person

This article is a discussion on the ‘vacuum effect’ and feral cats. I invite those of you active (or retired) with real TNR (trap, neuter, return) experience to comment on whether your colony cats keep other cats run off, or, … please continue reading

Thanks to TNR, 30 cats put out of the “kitten making” business in Anne Arundel County
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My friend Heather is a cat lover who does her part to make life better for cats in her Anne Arundel County, Maryland neighborhood. Her passion is those who are left to fend for themselves outdoors. The unwanted and abandoned. … please continue reading

Humane Society of Greenwood is working to identify and help feral cats in their community
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The Humane Society of Greenwood, South Carolina is working to identify and help feral and community cats in the Greenwood County area. This may not sound like big news to some, but with so many communities against TNR, it’s good … please continue reading

New York Governor Cuomo Vetoes State Funding of TNR Programs
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The law had been debated and agreed (A 2778/S 1081). It only required the signature of Governor Cuomo for this bill to become law which would formalize trap-neuter-return programs (TNR) in New York state and which would have made provision … please continue reading

New York state about to formally fund TNR programs under new law
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New York State’s legislators have been debating two pieces of draft legislation (bills) that will be a huge step in formally legitimising the trap-neuter-return (TNR) process of managing feral cat colonies (better described as community cats). This is because once … please continue reading

Poor TNR (trap-neuter-return) is worse than no TNR
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So, poor TNR is worse than no TNR. Right? Put it another way – as a Catster writer effectively did – euthanasia of stray and feral cats is better than feeding them and people who feed stray and feral cats … please continue reading

Feral Cat “Marvin” Becomes a Domestic Cat
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By Dorothy Wandruff (DW) Marvin, has been officially living with me for over a year now. It is his choice, of course. He spent the first ten years of his life as a colony cat turned TNR cat. He made … please continue reading

Stray cat was “too nice to return to the great outdoors”
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Some cats that are trapped and neutered are not returned to whence they came. They are adopted because they are deemed “too nice to return to the great outdoors”. But what does that mean? And is the world of cat … please continue reading

Echo and Syah, Afghani Rescue Cats
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Echo and Syah are two Afghani rescue cats. They were rescued by Nowzad, founded by Royal Marine Sergeant ‘Pen’ Farthing. Since the first day he was involved in animal rescue in Afghanistan, Nowzad has flourished. There has been a lot … please continue reading

House of Lords debate cats and dogs
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The House of Lords, the upper house of Parliament which checks draft legislation from the politicians who run the country and debates new legislation themselves, are currently involved in debating new laws to deal with the oversupply of cats and … please continue reading