Tag: feral cats

Cat Trappers Plea for Help Sterilizing Free-Roaming Felines

Animal advocates in Orange County, Calif. say they’re bracing for the “worst kitten season” as they struggle to have feral cats spayed or neutered. Before shutting down a few months into the pandemic, Orange County Animal Care’s (OCAC) Return to Field (RTF) program assisted in trapping feral felines, transferring them to shelters to be sterilized and vaccinated at…

Garden Grove Approves $70,000 Cat Trapping Program Renewal

Garden Grove city council approved a $70,000 contract Feb. 24 that will allow residents to trap feral cats, have them spay or neutered, and return them to the place of capture. Its agreement with the Stray Cat Alliance’s Return to Field (RTF) program, began in 2018 to address the city’s stray cat problem. It seeks to limit the creatures’ reproductive cycles….

‘Kitten Tsunami’ Could be Headed for Northern Orange County, Warns Advocate

Garden Grove has a cat problem, and it could cost taxpayers $70,000 this year. The city reported a nearly threefold increase in the amount of feral cats captured last year, prompting a call for more resources to contain the free-roaming felines. “Each year, the number of kittens that are born in feral colonies have been increasing,” the…