Loudon, Tennessee city council meeting ended with ‘resignation and suspension’ over the handling of a feral colony

feral cats killed

A heated exchange at a Loudon, Tennessee city council meeting Monday night ended with the city attorney resigning and the city manager under temporary suspension. City Attorney Joe Ford resigned and city manager Ty Ross was temporarily suspended pending an … please continue reading

Rupert SPCA plans to replace humane traps with drop traps for their feral cat TNR program

Feral cat drop trap

It’s been estimated there are approximately 2,500 feral cats in the city of Prince Rupert. The SPCA is planning to switch the method of trapping used from humane traps to drop traps. Prince Rupert, British Columbia SPCA branch manager Amy Stacey … please continue reading

Neighbor complained about feral colony in Elkhart, Indiana. The situation is beyond critical.

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A feral colony that volunteers helped to spay/neuter in Elkhart, Indiana last fall are losing their home, thanks to a neighbor complaining. This story highlights the split in attitudes in how to manage stray and feral cat colonies. IF YOU’D … please continue reading

Fljótsdalshérað residents told to keep their cats in at night or they’ll be trapped and euthanized

Fljótsdalshérað is a municipality located in eastern Iceland. It is the largest municipality in the country by area. The biggest town in the municipality is Egilsstaðir, with a population of 2,300. They’ve recently made the news (and not in a … please continue reading

Communities who don’t support TNR are part of the problem. Here’s why.

Trapped cat - feral? Stray? Or Domestic?

Communities who don’t support trap-neuter-return (TNR) are part of the problem of the cat overpopulation issue. Here’s why. I’ll use “Susan” as an example in both cases. Susan lives in a non-TNR community Susan came to her local shelter with … please continue reading