Rockstar 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 Rockstar Colony

The Rockstar Colony lost their home two years ago. It was torn down and the feeders moved away. This is pretty common – the KFC Colony last month lost their home as we started TNR. You just have to find help for the cats from somewhere else, a lot of times close by.   A… Read more »

Pepe le Pew Is Now an Indoor Cat

The Rockstar Colony story has come full circle. At least for one of the cats. I finished TNR for this cat colony two years ago. Then last fall they lost their home to new construction and I had no idea where their feeder moved to. I thought they would have nowhere to go. Instead, a… Read more »

The Rockstar Colony Gets Another Upgrade

This made my day! I jogged by the Rockstar Colony today and saw they now have an outdoor heated water bowl.  Cats need to stay hydrated and it is hard for them to find fresh water to drink outside. The outdoor heated water bowl is a fantastic solution for the winter. I’ve used one for… Read more »

The Rockstar Colony Has a New Home!

The caregiver for Kitty Farrell, the tripod cat, read about the Rockstar Colony losing their home. She came by yesterday and dropped off a cat food donation for them! Thank you! I’m always blown away by how much people care and want to help. By the way, Kitty Farrell is pretty much healed from her hind… Read more »

When an Outdoor Cat Colony Loses Their Home

So, the Rockstar Colony has lost their home.  Literally. The owners sold off their three buildings and they’ve all been torn down. There’s just a huge hole in the ground for now. Last year I finished TNR’ing all seven cats for them. Since then, other neighbors told me two cats have died. I hope they took… Read more »

Update on Babalu, the Friendly Cat from the Rockstar Colony

Babalu is now fully vetted and available for adoption. His paw is now bandage-free and almost healed thanks to all of you who shared his story, and the amazing donations from rescue friends Trudy, Mary, Eliya, Doug, Bonnie, Erica, Rob, Ella, Rhodri, Mari, Dorota, Colin and Dawn! Your generosity helped cover more than half of… Read more »

Babalululu Greets Me On My Morning Runs

Babalululu is a big black and white stray cat from the Rockstar Colony that comes out from a bush to greet everyone and see if they have food for him. What do you think happened next?