Tag: TNR

Why Does Scooter Rhyme with Neuter?

Why Does Scooter Rhyme with Neuter?

Wanna be a cool cat? Here’s how. Boy bits and ladyboxes are nuthin but trouble. Enter Scooter and Marmelade who brilliantly demonstrate the upside of spay/neuter. (Points to the creative team who found rhymes for ovaries and testicles.)

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Priests Starving Feral Cats in NYC

Priests Starving Feral Cats in NYC

Pope Benedict XVI is a prominent cat lover who has lovingly tended to feral colonies in his day and has defended the care of feral cats on Vatican property. He’d be appalled at what’s happening right now at St James Church in lower Manhattan. Father Lino Gonsalves and Father Walter Tonelotto have locked out caretakers […]

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7-UP Fires Larry Ottoviani for Feeding Cats

7-UP Fires Larry Ottoviani for Feeding Cats

It must be Fire the Cat Guys Week. First, Rich Congdon was fired from the Earl May Nursery when he protested the eviction of two resident cats who’d lived on the property for years. Now, word comes from Sacramento that the 7UP Bottling Company fired Larry Ottoviani (photo, left) for feeding feral cats near company […]

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Eagle Scout Gives Feral Colonies a Toasty Warm Gift

Eagle Scout Gives Feral Colonies a Toasty Warm Gift

Feral cats in Plumsted Township, New Jersey will have it a little bit easier this winter, thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Ian Manuguerra. The 16-year-old built and donated eight insulated cat shelters to Plumsted’s TNR Program. The TNR Group estimates that about 1,500 feral cats live in the farming community. “We get a lot of […]

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Smithsonian Researcher Convicted of Cat Poisoning

Smithsonian Researcher Convicted of Cat Poisoning

Nico Dauphiné, a former researcher at the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Migratory Bird Center has been convicted of misdemeanor attempted cruelty to animals for poisoning food left out for feral cats. Dauphiné is an outspoken advocate of the need to protect wild bird populations from feral cats. Sentencing is scheduled later in the month. Dauphiné was […]

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Ntl Feral Cat Day: Loving Cats who Don’t Love Back

Ntl Feral Cat Day: Loving Cats who Don’t Love Back

There are about 50 million feral cats in the U.S. When a feral cat is taken to a shelter, it most often gets fast-tracked to death row. For most of my life, I’ve known and cared for feral cats. I grew up in the country on a farm where cats were dumped with regularity. In […]

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