Tag: Trap Neuter Return

Community Cats: Chicago TNR and Cats at Work

Community Cats: Chicago TNR and Cats at Work
We hear a lot about working dogs, but in Chicago it’s the Cats at Work program that is having a major impact on the city’s rat population. I’ve been a fan of the program for years and have blogged about it in the past, but I’ve not read such a great story – or series... Read more »

Save North Chicago cats: TNR foes propose death sentence for cats

Save North Chicago cats: TNR foes propose death sentence for cats
Pardon me for be a cat lady for a moment or two. But I’m having a hard time coming to grips with something. When a community is able to turn an out of control stray and feral cat situation into a stable situation thanks to a Trap-Neuter-Return program (TNR), why kill progress made by TNR. ... Read more »

Caring for a feral cat colony: Beating the heat

Caring for a feral cat colony: Beating the heat
Many cat owners give little thought to the hot and humid days of summer since more of our friendly felines have taken up residence indoors. However, if you’re caring for a feral cat colony, the dog days of summer are a good time to make a few changes in how you care for your colony.... Read more »
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Cats in My Yard: Tackling feral cats one block at a time

Cats in My Yard: Tackling feral cats one block at a time
If you see a stray dog in your neighborhood, what do you do? If you’re like most people you try to corral the dog or call animal control or neighbors to see if you can get help. When it’s a stray cat in the yard, most people do little…they may assume the cat is an... Read more »

Chicago pet events for New Year's Week

Chicago pet events for New Year's Week
It’s still a pretty quiet week on the pet scene with few Chicago pet events on tap with New Year’s almost here. You can ring in the New Year at an intimate party for Tree House Humane Society or jump in the lake (yes, Lake Michigan) to support the pets at Alive Rescue or bowl... Read more »

Adopt a kitten: Charming kitten trio looking for homes

Adopt a kitten: Charming kitten trio looking for homes
Want to adopt a kitten? It’s been 22 years ago this weekend that I ventured out in search of a pair of kittens to add to my family. Back then, kitten season was almost over and the pickings were slim. I eventually wandered into Tree House Humane Society and fell in love with a beautiful... Read more »
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