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

16-year-old cat dropped off at a vet clinic to euthanize because owner was ‘done with her’

This is Freckles, a 16-year-old female tortie. She’s currently at a Wichita, Kansas veterinary clinic where the staff was told to euthanize her by her owner because he was “done with her.” Freckles is FIV positive. Freckles is front declawed. … please continue reading

The thoughts of a shelter worker on euthanasia and coping emotionally

Shannon

These are the thoughts of Shannon Phillips. She is an animal shelter worker. Her job title is “Cattery Coordinator”. She has responsibilities and she is authorised and certified to euthanize animals. Making animal euthanasia more meaningful Euthanizing shelter animals is … please continue reading

Disturbing fake letter claiming City Council is conducting a feral cat eradication program

Fake Feral cat eradication program distributed to residents of Townsville, Australia.

Townsville, Australia: somebody has distributed a fake letter through the letterboxes of residents claiming that the city council is carrying out a feral cat baiting and trapping program on Bushland Beach. The letter states that because there is no room … please continue reading