Chester 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 »

Update on the Chester Colony: Kittens Available for Adoption!

Snowball was the eleventh cat we trapped from the Chester Colony. We wanted to get her the entire time because she looked pregnant, but she held out for another week until Joann finally was able to trap her.   She WAS pregnant. This is the third female adult cat from this colony that we TNR’d, and ALL… Read more »

Introducing the Chester Colony

Alderman Joe Moreno’s office referred me to a woman within our 1st Ward in Chicago who said there were cats spraying in her alley. Almost at the same time, another woman found me online and said there were kittens. She happened to live within a block of the first referral.   Joann and I are teaming up… Read more »

Rescue with Your Neighbors

Yesterday was a great day for rescue here.   Joann and I trapped four cats at the new Chester Colony within an hour. They’re awaiting surgery at the clinic tomorrow. We’re going back to the site tonight hoping to get a few more, but these were the only cats we saw there yesterday. Their feeder,… Read more »