La Vida Lydia Colony

2015 Trap Neuter Return Case Study

Since 2007 I TNR’d 183 cats from 20 colony sites within one square mile around me. Today there are only 51 cats from that total left outside. That is a 72% reduction rate in nine years. I am very happy with these numbers and track them carefully. I visit these colony sites and their feeders all the time… Read more »

Dumped Colony Cat?

So this cat showed up in my yard a couple of weeks ago.  Jim put traps out immediately but the cat never came back. Ever since then, I’ve been watching a house leave a lot of garbage in our alley, like they’re moving. And I started seeing a lot of cat supplies with the garbage…. Read more »

Woodrow Whiskers and Berto Were Adopted!

Remember Woodrow Whiskers from the La Vida Lydia Colony? He showed up sick in December. After I fully vetted him he was admitted into Tree House. He was adopted last week. When I called to tell Lydia, his feeder, the good news, she already knew because she tried to visit him! Right now she is also… Read more »

Happy New Year for Woodrow!

Woodrow Whiskers became sick earlier this month and has been indoors with his feeder ever since. I took him to the vet multiple times and with antibiotics and pain medications, he seemed to get well quickly and enjoyed being indoors. His feeder took good care of him, but could not afford the vet care. Your donations… Read more »

Please Donate and Help Cats Like Woodrow

My credit card company must think I like to travel only to eat bad airport food and then go to the vet and Petsmart all the time when I’m home. December has been insane and full on emergency mode when I’m in town on my days off from work. We TNReturned a colony, got seven kittens and… Read more »

Woodrow Whiskers is Available for Adoption or Fostering

Woodrow Whiskers is fully recovered and available for adoption or fostering. He is playful, likes to snuggle, is fine with other cats, and discovered the pure joy of making happy paws with all 12 of his front toes on blue shag carpeting. He is loving being indoors now. Please contact me or visit this link… Read more »

Woodrow Whiskers is Available for Adoption

Woodrow Whiskers is feeling much better now after his vet visits. He’s been indoors with his feeder for almost two weeks now.  If you’d like to make a donation to his $485 vet bill there is a Paypal donation link at the top of this page, or you can email donate@catsinmyyard.com   He had inflammation that made… Read more »

Thank You, Ben M., for Your Generous Donation and Compassion!

Ben’s new ongoing Paypal donation came as a complete surprise this week. I am so grateful.   These donations help with other surprises like Woodrow Whisker’s vet visit this week. So far Woodrow’s medical bill is $285. He is a colony cat TNR’d in 2010 that became very ill over this past weekend. After disappearing for five days, he showed up… Read more »

Dude, Last Night Was AWESOME

Look who’s back! It’s been awhile, but today I saw Moby Dick the stray cat napping again at the La Vida Lydia Colony. He’s named that because so far he has eluded every trap I have set for him. In the meantime, Big Boy the orange feral cat was TNR’d two years ago, and I’ve… Read more »