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Vet Study OKs FIV+ & FIV- Cats Living Together

April 29, 2016

Here's some very good news for cats, caretakers and shelters: as reported in Catster, a study from Purdue University has concluded that FIV+ cats can live with uninfected cats and not transmit the virus. 

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Feral NewsWatch

Highlights & updates in the TNR field

April 26, 2016

News flash!

(4.26.16, Austin, TX) The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has opened a hearing to determine if Dr. Kristen Lindsey's license to practice should be revoked. In April 2015 Dr. Lindsey killed a cat with an arrow then boasted about it on Facebook. The hearing, which got underway on 4/26, is expected to last for three days.  Full story.
(4.24.16, Anne Arundel County, MD) Though "trap and kill" remains the official policy in much of Maryland, government officials in Anne Arundel county are considering the launch of a pilot TNR program throughout the jurisdiction. Annapolis, the state capital, is situated in Anne Arundel county.  Full story.

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He's Been in Pain for Too Long

Donate to give a neglected cat a brighter future

April 22, 2016

Junior has been in pain all his life. The disease in his eyes is so severe he can't open them. Even worse, someone left this friendly cat outside, hurting and nearly blind, to fend for himself.

Neighborhood Cats rescued Junior this week and we're working hard to give him the second chance he so desperately needs. Will you help? Together we can stop his pain and give him a brighter tomorrow.

Please make a donation to save Junior today.

UPDATE: Junior's surgery was a success! Find out how he's doing and see how he looks now!

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The Modern Cat Caretaker

Use these tips to give your ferals tip-top care!

April 2, 2016

Sure, when you're managing a feral colony, getting the cats fixed is Job One. But ongoing care is vital too and smart choices can keep your cats healthy and safe.

The Modern Cat Caretaker from the March/April 2016 edition of Animal Sheltering, has tips from Neighborhood Cats and other feral experts to help take your colony care to a higher level.

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High Volume Spay/Neuter Training

Veterinary scholarship program offered by Neighborhood Cats & Humane Alliance

February 21, 2016

Too many cats, too few resources. All across the country, communities working to reduce their free-roaming cat populations are hampered by a shortage of spay/neuter capacity.

The Neighborhood Cats/Humane Alliance Veterinary Scholarship Program can help! The program covers tuition and travel expenses for intensive 4-day instruction in high-volume spay/neuter at the Humane Alliance training facility in Asheville, NC - in turn helping doctors and clinics boost surgical capacity. Applications will be accepted through 4/1/16.

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Blog On!

Cat news you can use from our HuffPost blogger

December 18, 2015

Neighborhood Cats' Bryan Kortis is a blogger for the Huffington Post and has just penned his latest installment, a review of feline behaviorist Jackson Galaxy's new book, Catify to Satisfy.

Read the review - and don't forget to follow Bryan so you don't miss a column as he writes about all things cat!

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The Neighborhood Cats TNR Handbook, 2nd Edition is Here

HSUS says get your paws on a copy!

November 2, 2015

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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Get $1000 for Joining Shelter Animals Count!

Get a Maddie's Fund grant of $1,000 for your shelter or rescue group when you register with the national database Shelter Animals Count.

And by listing Neighborhood Cats as the referring agency when you sign up, you can help us earn $500 too!

Don't delay! Registration must be completed by April 30, 2016.


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! 

Mass Trapping Video

Fixing entire colonies at once is the most efficient way to perform TNR.

Watch our award-winning video, How to Perform a Mass Trapping and learn the essential steps to make your project a success!

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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!

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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!