Community Cats : Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)

Ear-tipped cat in a sunbeam
Trap-neuter-return (TNR) is a management technique in which community cats are humanely trapped, evaluated, spayed or neutered by a licensed veterinarian, ear-tipped to sho...Read More
Feral tabby sitting next to donated cat food. TNR fundraising can help sustain a cat colony.
You’ve noticed a small colony of community cats in your area....Read More
Calico community cat
Note: Trap-neuter-return is also referred to as Trap Neuter Return, trap/neuter/return and TNR....Read More
Gray-and-white feral barn cat who is part of TNR project
Do you want information on how to help stray cats? Do you want to get involved in advocating for and implementing a trap-neuter-return (TNR) program in your area?...Read More
Feral cat meowing. Trapping cats for TNR is important to caring for outdoor cat colonies.
The following are guidelines recommended by Best Friends Animal Society for trapping community cats (free-roaming, stray and feral cats) for the purpose of trap-neuter-retu...Read More
Black-and-white feral cat to be humanely trapped for TNR and then returned to his outdoor colony
There are two reasons why you might want to learn how to trap cats humanely:...Read More
Feline who is part of outdoor cat colony. This resource outlines how to lobby for TNR.
Want to lobby for trap-neuter-return?...Read More
Ear-tipped Siamese mix type cat
Trap-neuter-return (TNR) is the only humane and effective way to reduce the number of community cats (also known as feral or ownerless, free-roaming cats)....Read More
Two cats near cat trap being used for trap/neuter/return
Trap-neuter-return: What is it? Trap-neuter-return is a humane, non-lethal alternative to the trap-and-kill method of controlling cat populations....Read More
Medium haired black community cat (feral cat) hiding behind some grass
Trap-neuter-return (TNR) is a common-sense, cost-effective solution for managing populations of unowned, free-roaming cats (sometimes called stray, feral or “community ...Read More