TNR was first introduced during the 1950s in Britain, and then in Denmark during the 1970s. The practice was introduced in the U.S....Read More
Best Friends Animal Society believes that the most effective and humane way to manage feral cat (aka community cat) colonies is the practice commonly known as trap-neuter-r...Read More
You may see feral and stray cats, also called community cats, roaming around your neighborhood, and you may be wondering how you can help them....Read More
Introduction In the past, trap-neuter-return (TNR) has been largely a caregiver-centered endeavor....Read More
About this trap-neuter-return resource Through various partnerships, Best Friends operates more large-scale community cat programs (CCPs) than an...Read More
Nearly three-fourths of the cats entering U.S. shelters each year are killed. Many of them are community cats (aka stray or feral cats)....Read More
Despite the significant, tangible benefits of community cat programs, and the trap-neuter-return (TNR) method of managing unowned free-roaming cats, these programs are some...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
By their very nature, CCPs are collaborative efforts....Read More