Trap, Neuter/Spay, Return (TNR)

Why Trap-Neuter-Return?

In the U.S., 50 million dollars are spent every year by the animal control agencies. Studies have shown that Trap-”Alter”(Neuter/Spay)-Return is the most successful method, is operated at lowest cost to local government and residents, and provides the best life for cats themselves.

Trap-Neuter-Return:

  • stabilizes the population to a manageable level
  • eliminates annoying behaviour associated with mating
  • is humane and fosters compassion and community spirit

According to the latest statistics from the San Diego Department of Animal Control, as of July 1997 there is a decrease of almost 50% in the number of cats impounded and killed since introduction of the Trap-Neuter-Return program of the Feral Cat Coalition in San Diego. We hope to have the same results here.

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