This may have been one of our most difficult TNR weeks in a long time. We were soooo excited to capture a large colony with nine kittens. I wasn’t doing the trapping, but those who were did it in 90+ degree heat – very hard work. We really wanted to be able to place them…Read more »
Let me tell you that trapping and caring for cats in 90 degree plus heat is not much fun. Some of the folks in our crew have been out there in the heat of the day in order to trap a large colony we’ve been wanting to get for years. Ten cats, eight of them…Read more »
The life of a community cat can be tough, especially if a colony starts sharing a virus around. It spreads quickly, and depending on the overall health of the cats, some will weather it, and others won’t. Kittens get hit hard by a shared virus or bacteria, and the colony we’re working on now, has…Read more »
The photo challenge this week asks for two halves of a whole. I thought right away of these community cats, clearly buddies that make a whole somehow.
Our TNR (trap/neuter/return) team worked very hard this spring, but summers are usually quiet times for us. Not because there aren’t kittens everywhere, but we find that lots of caretakers are going on vacation or whatever, and not so interested in catching the cats in the summertime. Come September our numbers of cats TNR’d swell.…Read more »