The Blanco County Cat Coalition had a very successful year in 2008. They have been Trapping, Neutering and Returning cats in a program known as TNR. TNR is a proven procedure in which entire colonies of stray and feral cats are humanely trapped, then evaluated, vaccinated, and spayed/neutered by veterinarians. Kittens and tame cats are adopted into homes. Adult cats too wild to be adopted are returned to live out their lives under the watchful care of sympathetic neighborhood volunteers.
During the month of November, 2008, 14 cats, and in the month of December, 2008, 12 cats in Blanco County were Trapped, Neutered and Returned under this program.
The total number of cats for the year of 2008 that the Blanco County Cat Coalition has Trapped, Neutered, and Returned is 251. That is 251 cats that will not be reproducing in our community!
TNR works. The breeding stops. Cat populations are gradually reduced. Nuisance behaviors associated with breeding, such as the yowling of females or the spraying of Toms, are virtually eliminated. Disease and malnutrition are greatly reduced. Ongoing care creates a safety net for the cats and the community.
Thank you, Blanco County, for supporting this program! The Blanco County Cat Coalition is all volunteer and financed entirely by your donations. Please help continue this vital work. Send whatever you can to help the Blanco County Cat Coalition improve and protect the lives of stray and feral cats through Trap-Neuter-Return. Mail to: Blanco County Cat Coalition, P.O. Box 1302, Johnson City, Texas 78636. Contact: Dora Brown at phone number 868-2264. Also, check out the new website at: www.BlancoCountyCat.org