Feral Cats

Posted: April 10, 2011 in animals, animals, animals, backyard, pets

I want to keep the three black cats who have claimed my backyard for Spain.  I think they help with insects, plus they keep the plants company.

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Altered Tails has a Trap-Neuter-Return program for  Feral cats,  which means I trap the cat, schedule an appointment, remove the cats special purpose, and finally release the cat back into the hood.   It is either that or kill them, and I don’t know about you but assassinating a family of black cats seems like bad mojo.

Plus it will give me a little experience of how to trap and animal without killing.   Do pacifists make for bad hunters?

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Comments
  1. I’m behind in my reading. Did you do this yet? Cats are good to have around, and yes, killing them would be bad mojo. Of course, you also have three black cats constantly crossing your path. hmmmmm

    • Not yet, I am still doing research by reading the groups website. It looks like I have to make an appointment a week in advance, which I think is tricky when one has to trap the animal first.

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