Community Cats : Community Cats Program Handbook: Operations

Introduction In the past, trap-neuter-return (TNR) has been largely a caregiver-centered endeavor....Read More
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...Read More
Introduction The effectiveness of a community cat program (CCP) depends on a number of factors, including stakeholder buy-in, program funding, clinic capacity and...Read More
Introduction As with shelter operations more generally, some of the most effective community cat programs (CCPs) are run out of very modest facil...Read More
Introduction As with animal welfare in general, community cat programs (CCPs) rely on a great deal of volunteer labor, donations and discounted s...Read More
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...Read More
Introduction Community cat programs (CCPs) have proven to be the most humane and effective approach for addressing the issue of unowned, free-roa...Read More
When the temperature outside begins to drop, it’s time to make sure the outdoor cats in your community have warm shelters where they can go to remain safe and comfortable....Read More
Introduction While some of the cats entering Best Friends’ community cat programs (CCPs) are pulled from shelter intake, many more are found in t...Read More