Fined for feeding: ‘They live in the yard. I consider them mine so I’ll plead not guilty’

A Palmerton, Pennsylvania resident who has been feeding two male cats who live in her yard will be going to court for an ordinance violation. “Sandy” has cared for the neutered cats not knowing she was in violation of Palmerton … please continue reading

Newly amended TNR ordinance will require careful monitoring of feral cats by colony caregivers

A newly amended ordinance benefiting feral cats was introduced Tuesday by the Kilgore, Texas City Council. It will require careful monitoring of feral cats by colony caregivers. The TNR program will allow Animal Control Officer Bobby Jumper to released vaccinated … please continue reading

Society should not persecute volunteers who struggle to help stray cats

If you feed a stray cat is it legally yours?

Kind people are sometimes compelled to help stray cats but are fearful of complaints and worse. A lady responded to Rae’s article (see link below) which is about helping a woman who become overwhelmed in providing care for stray cats. … please continue reading

Concord Mills, NC feral cat caregivers: BOLO for 2 cats who survived fatal wreck

Update December 30, 2018 The senior cat from the Christmas Eve fatal accident was located this morning before daylight by  Candace McMahen who does TNR in Cabarrus County. Candace bought a Thermal imaging camera which allowed her to see infrared … please continue reading

Knoxville City Council decided to authorise a trap, neuter, vaccination, return program

Janet Testerman

Councils across America sometimes struggle with the decision to authorise TNR programs or go with trapping and euthanising. Knoxville City Council has just gone through that process and they passed 7-2, on first reading, an ordinance which puts their seal … please continue reading