In 1990, few people knew the term "feral cat", much less how to deal with feral cats. Much has changed since then... In this section you will find materials on our policy on feral cats, how to humanely reduce their numbers, how to safely help these cats, finding funding for fixing feral felines, Q&A on Feral Cats for veterinarians, and other articles.
We feel that the feral cat problem will best be solved at a grassroots level, with each city, town or county developing its own Cat Project. Many models exist already. These Cat Action Teams need to
Initially the funding for these efforts will probably be private (tag sales, craft shows, donations and community grants) but can and should grow at least partially to public funding, including animal control and public health departments. The feral cat issue is connected with public health and we urge feline friends to contact their public health officials with information about humane feral cat colony management - if the department is not already aware of these solutions. It is best to work with these officials to develop a local plan rather than wait for problems to develop.