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The big cooperative trapping is underway! The mobile spay/neuter clinic has been reserved and will show up on Tuesday, so today’s goal was to trap 30 cats! The fun started in the early morning and by the time I arrived around midday, 18 cats were already trapped.

The project is spread out over a large area in one subdivision. There are way more than 30 cats roaming around in this section of land. A few volunteers came out a few months ago and TNR’ed about 30 cats, which helped make a dent in the population but there are plenty more remaining to be TNR’ed.

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Large lots and lots of trees make lots of space for cats to hide.

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Look at how the cats taunt us!ct10

They sit out in the open and watch us rather than go into the traps!

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I call this guy Sparky, he kept a close eye on me

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Sparky was already eartipped and he’s somewhat friendly.

ct5When everyone else was busy doing something else, I worked on making friends with Sparky!

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Sparky’s scoping out the supply stash

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Why go for the little bit of food in the trap when you can go right to the source!

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Yum!!

In the end, 30 more cats were trapped and are ready for the mobile spay/neuter clinic to arrive first thing in the morning.

4 Responses to “cooperative trapping – day 1”

  1. Katie Isabella says:

    I know I’m boring when I keep on meowing this to you all but you are angels. Pure angels.

  2. Marg says:

    That is so terrific. Good job done. Sparky sure looks like he is doing really well. So glad you TNR’d all those cats.

  3. nancy says:

    Fabulous!!!!Great work!!!

  4. good job (and great pics of Sparky). we are so proud of all of you for stepping up to help these cats and these neighborhoods!!

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