We’ve gotten an early start on the trapping season this year. The winter was so warm that the female cats were in heat in January…very unusual for these parts. Kitten season will no doubt start early too. We trapped our first cats a few weeks ago, and are getting ready for another clinic this coming…Read more »
This week’s photo challenge asked for pictures of family, all sorts of family. Colonies of feral (community) cats are definitely families, with all the dysfunction and fondness, alliances and foibles of any human one.
This week’s photo challenge asks us to show what is grand. Sometimes grand comes in small packages, like a feral (community) cat that trusts you enough to let you get a really grand picture of him. To see other challenge entries go here.
Some more pictures of some local community cats…
We seem to have had a lot of difficulty figuring out the sex of this little kitty we’ve been caring for. She started as Rita…then we thought she was actually Roger…turns out she really is Rita. You can trust us this time…the vet is the final authority here. Poor Rita got an unexpected visit to…Read more »
I thought it might be time to update those of you following along with Roger’s journey. If you’re new here, Roger is a 6 month old feral kitten, part of a colony Derry Township Community Cats is caring for, and he was really looking quite sick. Quite. He was sick enough that I was able…Read more »
My 100th blog…amazing. What does one write for one’s 100th blog? Seems like it should be something special. First, I think one writes: thank you for hanging around and reading. Writers write in solitary and hope the words and images mean something to someone. I so appreciate all your likes and comments. I feel like…Read more »
Feral or community cats can be the ultimate invisible cats. For the most part they don’t want to be seen. People are dangerous and to be avoided. Only colony managers and those who care for community cats see them regularly. The volunteers of Derry Township Community Cats have been helping to care for one colony…Read more »
Also called feral cats, these community cats are part of a colony Derry Township Community Cats is helping to care for. They all come running when the canned food gets opened!
I’ve been a bit quiet here lately; another project took up lots of my time. I volunteer with a group in my area (Derry Township) that works on trapping, neutering and returning (TNR) feral or community cats, and the project has been for that group. Derry Township Community Cats, just a year old now, has…Read more »