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Outdoor cats face many dangers therefore it is no surprise that outdoor cats have a much shorter life expectancy than indoor cats. Predators such as coyotes are one of the biggest dangers. I live in the urban city limits where there are probably very few, if any, coyotes, but there are cars, lots and lots […]

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Goliath

Meet Goliath, the newest backyard visitor. He first started showing up in the last week of 2012. I don’t know his real name, so I’ve started calling him Goliath because he’s enormous! He’s got to be the largest cat I’ve ever seen. As you can see he’s wearing a collar, so he might actually belong […]

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perspectives

While the brown tabby recovers, I decided to advertise that I had found a cat in hopes that his owner might claim him. I posted a few signs around the neighborhood, brought a sign with his picture to the nearby vet’s office and placed ads on Craigslist. I have already received a few inquiries from […]

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decisions

The brown tabby I trapped in my backyard on Saturday night is now back after his neuter. He is a young adult, 9 pounds 7 oz, tested negative for FELV (yahoo!!) and is generally healthy. He did have fleas and so was treated with Advantage II. He’s quite friendly and did not have a microchip. […]

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It’s been a busy weekend of TNR activities even though there’s still a full day remaining in the weekend! Yesterday was trapping day for the BP site. Because the cats were acclimated to the traps for a solid week and didn’t get fed the night before, I was expecting this to be a quick trapping […]

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