Hurricane Preparation

Follow these steps to help your ferals safely through stormy weather

October 2, 2015

As Hurricane Joaquin bears down on the East Coast bringing torrential rains and high winds, here are some things you can do to protect your colonies.

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My Cat From Hell Now Casting

Apply asap to "fix" prickly pets & fractious ferals!

October 1, 2015

Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet's My Cat From Hell, hasn't met an out-of-control cat he couldn't help! Casting for the show's next season is underway - and this time ferals as well as pet cats in need of a "cattitude" adjustment are eligible!

Casting will take place in Los Angeles and the NYC metro area.

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"Rethinking the Cat" Symposium Coming to Phoenix

Free daylong training to help you help cats

September 30, 2015

If helping cats is important to you, you're invited to attend Rethinking the Cat, a day-long training event from The Humane Society of the United States. The next presentation in the series will be on 10/20 in Phoenix. Don't miss this chance to learn from local and national experts about new ways to impact adoptable, community and owned cats.

Attendance at Rethinking the Cat is free but advance registration is required. 

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Feral NewsWatch

Highlights & updates in the TNR field

September 28, 2015

News flash!

(9.23.15, Baltimore County, MD) Baltimore County used to issue fines to anyone found working with feral cats but after a 180 policy shift officials began supporting local TNR efforts. The county now provides a new building for the non-profit group Communty Cats Maryland to hold monthly mass spay days.  Full story.
(9.19.15, Brooklyn, NY)
During its initial five week run the Cat's Meow, Brooklyn's first cat cafe, will include outreach classes on TNR, adoption options, cat behavior and more.  Full story.

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Watch The New Yorker Magazine's "Cats of the Urban Wild"

New documentary puts the focus on ferals

September 8, 2015

Feral cats proliferate throughout New York City and in communities across the country. Cats of the Urban Wild, a short documentary from The New Yorker, takes a look at the problem, and how the method known as Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) can help.

The video features interviews with Neighborhood Cats co-founder Bryan Kortis and Neighborhood Cats Board Member and noted feline expert Anitra Frazier.

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Introducing the Lightweight, Space-Saving 605NC

Exclusively from Tomahawk Live Trap

September 1, 2015

The newest Neighborhood Cats trap by Tomahawk is here! The 605NC has the same quality construction and feral-friendly features as other Tomahawk traps but its slightly more compact size and light weight - just 8.5 lbs. - make it an ideal choice when working with bigger traps isn't convenient.

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Make a Difference Daily with Welzoo

Click. Browse. Help more cats.

August 10, 2015

Here's an exciting new way to support Neighborhood Cats! Just go to and make it your homepage. Every day you go online Welzoo will make a donation on your behalf.

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Do Good with GoodShop

Go shopping to save cats!

June 1, 2015

Did you know you can help community cats just by shopping online? It's true! When you register with Goodshop you get great deals at thousands of online retailers - and Goodshop will make a donation to Neighborhood Cats based on what you spend.

It's fast. It's easy. It saves lives. Click here to get started. 

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The Neighborhood Cats TNR Handbook, 2nd Edition is Here

HSUS says get your paws on a copy!

July 2, 2014

The Humane Society of the United States is urging feral cat advocates to "get their paws" on the new second edition of the Neighborhood Cats TNR Handbook. Their review in Animal Sheltering Magazine calls it "indispensible...helpful...comprehensive and up-to-the-minute". Whether you're new to TNR or an experienced caretaker, you're sure to find information you can use to further your work with community cats.

Getting your paws on the Handbook is easy! It's available from Neighborhood Cats at no charge in two formats: online (6 MB) or download/print (11MB).  You'll need Adobe Reader 10 or later to open the files properly - version 11 can be downloaded for free.

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A gift of $50 will spay one cat and help prevent many feral births. 
Please donate to Neighborhood Cats and help us improve the lives of homeless cats! 

Saving Pat the Cat

On May 16 Neighborhood Cats received an urgent call about a feral stuck in a sewer grate in Jersey City. We joined forces with emergency responders to save her life.

Click the image below to view the amazing rescue.

NY City Workshops When & Where

Learn the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return and earn TNR certification at our New York City training workshops. 

For a schedule,
click here!

Choose Me!


When you're ready to adopt...

check out our Petfinder page for the cutest, friendliest kittens and cats!

Doing TNR in New York City?

In NYC, register your colony in our Feral Cat Database.

Joining is quick, easy and free. 
And did you know info in the database helps us reunite eartipped cats with their colonies when they get lost? 

            Help ferals stay safe!                         Sign up today!