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Community Cats : Community Cats Program Handbook: Administration
Colony Management and Caregiver Resources
Introduction In the past, trap-neuter-return (TNR) has been largely a caregiver-centered endeavor....
Community Outreach and Engagement
Introduction Much of the success of a community cat program (CCP) can be attributed to the relationship between CCP staff and volunteers and the community the pro...
Data and Statistics
Introduction The effectiveness of a community cat program (CCP) depends on a number of factors, including stakeholder buy-in, program funding, clinic capacity and...
Introduction As with shelter operations more generally, some of the most effective community cat programs (CCPs) are run out of very modest facil...
Introduction As with animal welfare in general, community cat programs (CCPs) rely on a great deal of volunteer labor, donations and discounted s...
Help Stray Cats: Community Cat Tools
TNR Boot Camp
(PowerPoint 6.6 MB)...
Housing Cats and Kittens
The appropriate housing of multiple cats and/or kittens is a challenge in any shelter environment, requiring that considerable attention be paid to the prevention and manag...
How to Address Various Complaints
Introduction Community cat programs (CCPs) have proven to be the most humane and effective approach for addressing the issue of unowned, free-roa...
Intake of Cats and Kittens
Introduction While some of the cats entering Best Friends’ community cat programs (CCPs) are pulled from shelter intake, many more are found in t...
Key Legal Issues to Consider
Introduction Before a community cat program (CCP) can be launched, it’s important to understand how the various aspects of the program relate to ...
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