Fix Nation

4 The Love Of Animals

Caring for the homeless cat population in Los Angeles, FixNation , offers free spay and neuter services to caregivers of community cats. FixNation uses Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), which is a community-based program that involves trapping homeless, free-roaming cats, getting them spayed or neutered, and then returning the cats to the exact spot where they were trapped so they can live out the rest of their natural lives.

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City of Albuquerque Being Sued for Trap-Neuter-Release Program

10,000 Birds

The lawsuit alleges that the City of Albuquerque partnered with animal advocate groups to implement a Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) program in which stray or feral cats are trapped, sterilized, vaccinated, and then abandoned at the location at which they were trapped.

Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

10,000 Birds

The traditional, supposedly humane answer to the glut of feral cats has been institution of “TNR” programs – trap, neuter, return. Marra and Santella are very much anti-TNR, a view that is shared by others, including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), not to mention Birdchick. Mark Gamin, a Cleveland lawyer, likes cats and birds both.

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Why Did The National Audubon Society End Their Contract With Ted Williams?

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On 14 March, 2013, the Orlando Sentinel published an opinion piece by Ted Williams under the headline “Trap, neuter, return programs make feral-cat problem worse.” He also quoted a biologist pointing out how extreme the TNR people are and gave a few examples. Then he gave a couple of alternative solutions to the feral cat problem: There are two effective, humane alternatives to the cat hell of TNR. The other is trap and euthanize.

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Feral Cats in American Cities

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… The ordinance would allow Minneapolis residents to establish cat “colonies” where abandoned and wild cats can be fed but also vaccinated, neutered and identified in an effort to humanely cut their population and control disease. The practice they would have to abide by is known as “trap, neuter and release,” and it would be under Board of Health regulation. Bresnahan said trapping cats is difficult enough. These are live traps that do not injure the cat.

On Project Treadstone and Welfare, OED-Style

Animal Person

Project Treadstone If anyone in Palm Beach County wants to get involved in the Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) of feral cats, now is the time, as the county's Spay Shuttle is back in business (but for a whopping $40/cat rather than the original $15), and Pahokee ($25/cat) is open as well. Last week he trapped three pregnant females and one male and took pictures of them which I hope to get.)