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Category Archive for 'Site assessment'

reconnaissance

I’ve written in the past about the benefit of using a trail camera to identify cats. In the case of this large site I’ve been working on, we set up the camera first focused on some food overnight after we had trapped a bunch of cats so we could figure out who is still coming […]

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It’s been a full week of TNR! Lots of checking traps and early morning visits to the spay/neuter clinic. So far, we have trapped nine cats/kittens at this site. Guess what’s in this covered trap? This adorable bundle of fluff! So far we have two 8-week old kittens with more to get yet. Out of the […]

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assessing numbers

Last night I setup the camera at the TNR site again in hopes of catching some photos of the kittens. I also put out three cans of wet food and lots of dry kitten food. I swung by the site this afternoon to restock the food and to peruse the pictures. The camera was set […]

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determining how many

I’m in the process of gathering information about a nearby TNR site, where information about the particulars has been difficult to come by. Homeowner reported seeing three adult cats and recently four kittens. When information is missing or incomplete, it can be helpful to find other means to gather helpful information. My trapping buddy and […]

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a new office cat

The current TNR project I’m working on involves an office cat. The office staff care takes a small colony of two feral cats, a mother and daughter. Both have been previously spayed and eartipped. Not long ago, they noticed a new cat, without an eartip started showing up. Our goal is to trap this cat, […]

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Last evening I went with some friends to assess a site for a cooperative trapping we are looking to do. Our group received a grant to cover spay/neuter, so we are planning to rent Pasado’s Mobile Spay & Neuter Clinic, bring it to the site and go to town! This clinic has everything on board […]

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