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Science Supports TNR

Research has shown over and over that a managed TNR program is more humane and effective than trapping and killing or relocating colonies. Here is some more information.

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Feral Cats and the Vacuum Effect

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Our initial focus will be on a TNR program, which we would like to morph into a fully functional cat shelter and adoption center. BIG dreams include a low cost spay and neuter program.  Our organization could do nothing BUT TNR for the next ten years, and we would still have only made a small dent. 

We need your help, both physical and financial. We've been offered the use of traps, but we need more people to monitor traps and take cats to the vet. The only reduced cost program I have been able to find is an hour away in Memphis and only takes feral walk-ins Tues-Thurs and only five at a time per client per day. At that rate, the maximum number of cats that we could TNR in a week's time is fifteen. Fifteen out of thousands.

I haven't lost hope in finding a local vet who can work with us. If you ARE a vet within 25 miles of Batesville, MS willing to spay or neuter cats for under $75 each, we need you! If you are willing to donate money towards our spay and neuter fund, we need you too.  Donations can be made on our GoFundMe page. If you wish to mail a check, please e-mail me and I'll send you a mailing address. If you see me (or Emily or Stephanie) around town and want to throw cash at me, I won't complain about that either.




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