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There are an estimated 50 million feral and stray cats, also known as community cats, in the United States. Understanding this complex and emotional issue is essential to combating cat overpopulation.

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  • Beyond the Dumpster

    Touched by the sight of two young feral cats playing near a dumpster, an Ohio man becomes a TNR advocate.

  • For Community Cats, a Change is Gonna Come

    A former ACO turned shelter veterinarian argues that the current sheltering model isn’t working when it comes to stray cats, and needs to be changed. But what should we be doing instead?

  • Bringing Cat and Bird Advocates to the Table

    A scientific conference promotes understanding between cat supporters and wildlife advocates, and addresses the challenges of resolving conflicts involving cats, wildlife, and people.

  • Feral Cats Meet Their Waterloo - in a Good Way

    Recognizing that managing the population of feral cats that roamed a burgeoning arts and retail district in Cleveland would benefit both the cats and the community, a local business owner becomes a local TNR advocate and leader.

  • Yes, In Our Backyard

    Not too long ago, many shelters regarded TNR programs with suspicion, worrying that the cats wouldn’t fare well. Now the practice is widely accepted, and some shelters even host feral colonies on their own property.

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  • Managing Community Cats

    Download the Managing Community Cats guide free — or purchase the book on Marketplace

  • Feral Cat Management

    From handbooks and guidelines to noteworthy studies and online courses, The Humane Society of the United States provides a wealth of resources for feral cat caretakers.

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