Tag Archive | "TNR Week"

TNR Week Wrap-up & Feral For Life Giveaway Winners

Saturday, September 18, 2010

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TNR Week Wrap-up & Feral For Life Giveaway Winners

We hope this week has been enlightening and informative. I have a few things to share to wrap-up TNR Week. First, I want to thank everyone who helped with the posts this week including Justine Pimlot, Ellen Perry Berkeley, and Becky Robinson. I’d also like to thank Alison Grasheim and Elizabeth Parowski from Alley Cat [...]

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TNR Week: The Controversy

Friday, September 17, 2010

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TNR Week: The Controversy

Guest post by Peter J. Wolf Over the past week, we’ve touched on the origins and history of TNR, explained a bit about how it works, showcased some success stories, and much more. We would be remiss, though, if we ended TNR Week without at least mentioning the controversy surrounding TNR. TNR Controversy It’s not [...]

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TNR Week: Local Resources

Friday, September 17, 2010

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TNR Week: Local Resources

Hopefully by now, if you’ve never been involved with TNR, we’ve sparked an interest in you to join the thousands of other cat lovers who are working to help reduce the feral cat population through this important work. And if you’re already doing TNR or helping to feed a feral cat colony, perhaps you’re looking [...]

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TNR Week: Q&A with Becky Robinson, President and Co-founder of Alley Cat Allies

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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TNR Week: Q&A with Becky Robinson, President and Co-founder of Alley Cat Allies

Becky Robinson is president and co-founder of Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s leading advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, the mission of Alley Cat Allies is to end the killing of cats and lead the movement for their humane care. . . . If I understand [...]

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TNR Week: Resources & Tools from Alley Cat Allies

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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TNR Week: Resources & Tools from Alley Cat Allies

If you are interested in getting involved with TNR, don’t worry, there are lots of resources to help you get started. Alley Cat Allies has assembled a complete Trap-Neuter-Return guide on their website with guidelines for humane trapping, suggested trapping equipment, and helpful videos. This excellent video gives an overview of the full trapping process. [...]

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TNR Week: Campus Cats Benefit from TNR

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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TNR Week: Campus Cats Benefit from TNR

University and college campuses are quite often home to many feral cats, and fortunately, organizations have been forming over the past 20 years specifically to care for campus cats. These groups implement TNR programs, feed and monitor the cats, and often rescue adoptable cats and find them homes. If you’ve ever strolled across a college [...]

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TNR Week: A Brief History of TNR – Q&A with Ellen Perry Berkeley

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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TNR Week: A Brief History of TNR – Q&A with Ellen Perry Berkeley

Ellen Perry Berkeley is a writer and editor who has written numerous articles for Cat Fancy, and is the author of Maverick Cats: Encounters with Feral Cats and TNR Past, Present, and Future: A History of the Trap-Neuter-Return Movement. . . . For those who’ve not read your books and articles, can you talk a [...]

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TNR Week: Disneyland Views Feral Cats as “Partners”

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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TNR Week: Disneyland Views Feral Cats as “Partners”

Over the last 25 years, feral cats have played an important role at the Disneyland Resort. When the gates close and the crowds are gone, about 200 cats walk the Disneyland property doing their part to control mice and other rodents. The cats have played this role for 25 years,  but 7 years ago an [...]

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TNR Week: Q&A with Cat City Documentary Writer/Director Justine Pimlott

Monday, September 13, 2010

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TNR Week: Q&A with Cat City Documentary Writer/Director Justine Pimlott

Justine Pimlott is an award-winning documentary writer, director, and producer, whose work focuses on a range of social and political issues. Her latest documentary, Cat City, which chronicles the plight of Toronto’s homeless cats and the people who care for them, was released in 2009. What prompted you to create Cat City? What kind of [...]

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TNR Week: Enter to Win Free Stuff From Feral For Life!

Monday, September 13, 2010

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TNR Week: Enter to Win Free Stuff From Feral For Life!

The awesome Brooklyn-based cat rescue organization Feral For Life is offering a special giveaway for TNR Week! One first place winner will get a Feral For Life T-shirt in their choice of green or black. This great graphic was designed by Martina Fugazzotto, and the t-shirt comes in both men’s and women’s styles. The first [...]

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TNR Week: Haves and Have-Nots

Sunday, September 12, 2010

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TNR Week: Haves and Have-Nots

Guest post by Peter J. Wolf For many of us, spoiling our cats is something we’ve raised to an art form—an inalienable right, even. From gourmet organic foods to luxurious memory-foam beds, our feline friends seem to be living the easy life. And, as Moderncat readers know all too well, many of them are. Feral [...]

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Moderncat Theme Week: Focus on TNR, Trap-Neuter-Return

Saturday, September 11, 2010

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Moderncat Theme Week: Focus on TNR, Trap-Neuter-Return

Starting tomorrow, we are going to take a break from fancy cat furniture and adorable handmade goodies for one week. Instead, we will feature a series of posts focusing on TNR, or Trap-Neuter-Return, which is an approach for humanely reducing the population of feral, or unowned, cats. Not all cats are as lucky as yours [...]

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