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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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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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RH site update

The kitten remains in the basement, awaiting transport. The property tenant thinks she recognizes this kitten and will be checking in with someone who lives near to see if they know it. There is a chance this little one might have a caretaker, if that is so it may be returned. The second option is […]

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second assessment

I count myself extremely fortunate to have my friend Nancy as a TNR mentor. She has lots of experience working with cats and she is amazing at working with people. She’s tackled some sizable TNR projects in her time. Having her teach me the ropes on this project has been invaluable. Together this afternoon, along […]

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first site assessment

Earlier this afternoon, I had my first onsite meeting to walk the neighborhood with the house owner and the current tenants. The purpose of the meeting was to assess the site and fine tune the scope of the project. The main part of this project will be to focus on trapping all the kittens and […]

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spay/neuter’s are scheduled!

I was starting to fret about the long wait that may be required to trap the kittens due to limited spay/neuter availability. It was looking like we would be nearly a month away from trapping, but thankfully, NOAH, a local animal adoption and spay/neuter center had availability on the exact day I was hoping for! […]

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I knew that when I decided to take on the coordinator role for the large collaborative TNR project that there would be many details to work through. Trying to figure out the order of operations is quiet the challenge. There are so many factors to account for, the toughest so far being the scheduling. Finding […]

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project management

A request for trapping recently was posted to the CCC Yahoo Group. The site location is really close to my house, however, I have never managed a TNR project before, especially one of this scale. The first report was 12-15 cats. I decided to accept the request and now am working out the details of […]

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