Armando 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 »

A Valentine’s Day Rescue Story for Cats and Dogs

Last December Heather, Melissa and I TNR’d and rescued 17 cats from the Armando Colony. Eight adult cats were TNReturned to him, and these seven kittens were placed into a no-kill shelter. The kittens were pulled just in time – you can see that some of them are sick here. Armando is an animal lover… Read more »

The TNR of the Armando Colony Cats

The Armando Colony population is now almost stabilized and the numbers are reduced by almost half because of TNR. We did this in four days.   Seven kittens were pulled. One adult cat died during surgery. And eight other adult cats were Trapped, Neutered and Returned. I’d like to now talk about those eight cats.  … Read more »

Pulling Kittens from a Colony

When we started TNR on the Armando Colony, the feeders told us about the kittens inside the house.   There were two litters, seven kittens total ranging from four to six weeks old. The mama cats were not there. The feeder said one of the mama cats was hit by a car and killed just… Read more »

RIP Sickie from the Armando Colony

We started on the first round of TNR of the Armando Colony on Monday this week. This colony is a mix of about 17 cats and kittens.   Nine adult cats were brought into the clinic, including Sickie. Unfortunately Sickie died during her surgery due to multiple complications, including excessive bleeding. The clinic also saw… Read more »