Joyce Division 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 »

RIP Buttercup

Buttercup was a tiny, FIV+ cat TNR’d from the Joyce Division Colony in March of 2011.   She was a hot mess from the beginning, but we were TNR’ing Joyce’s entire colony fast because some of the cats were already pregnant and brought her straight to the clinic. She was an adult cat who weighed only four pounds,… Read more »

TNR for an Overwhelmed Feeder

When I started TNR a decade ago I never fed cats outside. I learned about it because I was trying to catch a sick and injured cat that would not come near me. Even after their TNR I still did not feed since the cats seemed to “disappear” afterwards. What they were actually doing was… Read more »