animal rescue

Helping Community Cats in Englewood

I met George earlier this year in the waiting room of PAWS Chicago’s Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic. We both had cats in traps that we brought in for their Trap-Neuter-Return TNR treatment. We’ve been in touch ever since. I’ve lent her some of my traps all year because George has done a remarkable amount of work… Read more »

Learn How to Trap-Neuter-Return by Volunteering

You can gain hands-on experience and learn how to TNR by volunteering. Last spring I volunteered with Tree House Humane Society to help a woman caring for a colony of 29 cats in her yard, called the Luna Colony. She was an overwhelmed feeder who was elderly and living alone and could not TNR by herself…. Read more »

Help Needed for Cats Thrown Out of Home

An animal rescuer posted on this week about 6-9 cats that were thrown out of a home. Their owner was a hoarder that was evicted, and the landlord put the cats that he left outside. Please let them know if you can help trap any cats. I’ve been keeping an eye on the posting… Read more »

20,000 Outdoor Cats TNR’ed in Cook County

Today I went to an open house for animal rescue groups at Chicago Animal Care and Control. It was a chance for all the groups to meet while discussing their plans moving forward to reducing the number of animals killed in shelters in Chicago. All areas of rescue, from foster organizations to adoptions to shelters… Read more »