THIS. This is perfect. If you determine that the cat needs an indoor home, FIRST check to see if s/he may already have one and is just lost. THEN try to adopt him/her out. Here’s how.
Kriser’s gave another cat food donation to our pet food pantry this week to help feed the colony cats. This time it was cans of wet food from California Natural. If possible, colony cats should be fed wet food in the winter to help them bulk up on protein while staying hydrated. The James’ Gang… Read more »
I found another cat that visit colonies across a major street. Last fall I saw Star visiting the Eleanor Rigby Colony. I tried trapping him but ended up trapping Gracie and Blackie again instead. I took the girls to get checked out at the clinic and re-vaccinated because it had been three years since they… Read more »
Thank you for wanting to help that cat! Alley Cat Allies offers expert advice on How to Find Homes for Stray Cats. Here is the full text in case you are having problems with the link: How to Find Homes for Stray Cats When caring for a feral cat colony and performing Trap-Neuter-Return, you are… Read more »
Feral cats know how to find shelter from the cold, just like other wild animals outside. If you provide shelter, they will use it. The James’ Gang Colony cats in my yard have a Feral Villa and another insulated outdoor cat house filled with straw that we built for them. For my neighbor’s feral and… Read more »
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 »
Every year, the temperatures drop after the holidays, along with my mood. I’m not a fan of winter. But my mood picked up when I saw the James’ Gang Colony cats in my yard lounging all morning, looking totally comfortable in their environment. These particular cats in my yard have been around for a few… Read more »