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405 Cats Saved At National Feral Cat Day Event (Slideshow)

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Photo: Heaven Can Wait Animal Society

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4:57AM PDT on Jul 1, 2014

I have a small colony of feral kitties that I've been feeding over the past couple of years. I've managed to fairly tame one of them, she allows us to pet her now although I can't bring her inside without freaking out. With Friends of Felines they have all been TNR'd. Recently, a little black female cat has been coming around, and I believe that she had been someone's pet, she is so friendly. She has a litter of kittens stashed somewhere but I haven't been able to find them. I want to get her TNR'd, too, and I want to catch and socialize her kittens.

Thank you so much for helping the kitties, the world needs more people like you...

9:22AM PDT on Apr 28, 2012

It's way Past Time to Get Responsible for our Animal Friends[Domesticated That Is] The Time for Change is Now not Tomorrow to End World Wide Suffering and Torturing of these Domestic Friends of Our's,,, Spay and Neuter your Domesticated Animal Friends and as a Final Note[ Never buy from a pet store or from sites like Crags List ,, These places promote animal torturing and killing of animals , Disease and the list of offenses go on,,, Get Responsible Today and all our wild friends will get saved in your good works,,, I Advocate For All Animals Around The World,, Norm

4:41AM PDT on Apr 28, 2012

wonderful story - hope some of them were not too feral and taken in as pets to get off the street.

6:03PM PST on Nov 22, 2011

Feral cats murder over 40 millions innocent songbirds each year, not to mention millions of cute baby squirrels, rabbits, flying squirrels, and so many others. As a wildlife rehabilitator, I'm tired of having dozens of innocent babies die in my hands every year covered with infected cat bites and blood. Shame on you arrogant single-species "lovers of living things" who only see killer cats, not the dozens of innocent victims of these murdering felines. Shame, shame, shame.

7:56PM PST on Nov 21, 2011

Mari S - yes! Imagine if cities all over would do this, just think of how many cats would be saved from slaughter because they're unwanted and homeless. Thank you, too, for what you do.

This is such an uplifting story. What an accomplishment!
Thank you so much, Heaven Can Wait. Thank you for caring.

7:11AM PST on Nov 9, 2011

great event! thanks for sharing :)

6:29AM PDT on Nov 5, 2011

what a great event....

11:25PM PDT on Nov 4, 2011

I just had a new stray show up at more door tonight. Whether the cat is male or female, pregnant or not, feral, lost or an unwanted pet I'm unsure. He was meowing at my door wanting in as the temperatures have dipped and snow flurries were falling. I'm sure he wants some shelter and food yet seems skittish around people.

Of course with a house already full of pets it's not as easy as just letting him in. I'm not sure of his temperment or if he's carrying any diseases

The people that do these TNR progams are angels and I thank them

11:16PM PDT on Nov 4, 2011

That kitten is awake!... I hope (assume?) that they are anesthetized sufficiently as to feel no pain!

12:59PM PDT on Nov 4, 2011

Great ideas I too hope other communities will follow.

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