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Feature December 2016 Issue

How 'Trap-Neuter-Return' Works in Cats

This important program is regarded as a humane and practical way to care for feral cats while also reducing their negative impact on public health and wildlife.

It starts with a phone call. “Betty,” the skittish tabby who has won the heart of the soft-hearted caller, has not come around for the bowls of food and water left on the back porch for more than a week. “She may be injured,” the worried caller tells Shrewsbury, Massachusetts Animal Control Officer Leona Pease.

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