Spay/neuter clinics planned for feral cats

Friends of Ferals plan three spay/neuter clinics for feral cats this fall. Dates for the clinics are Sept. 11, Oct. 16 and Nov. 13, and payment is accepted on a donation basis. The clinics will be held at various veterinary clinics, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For locations and to schedule an appointment, contact Leslie Vogt at 970-224-1467 or nocoferals@gmail.com.

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  1. If you do your research you’ll quickly find out that *ANY* TNR program and their advocates are making absolute fools out of each and every one of you that they con with their nonsense. Not only causing untold damage of wildlife and further spread of deadly diseases but are also doing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to curtail cats’ breeding rates.

    Not even *ONE* TNR program has EVER trapped more than 0.4% of existing cats in any one area for over a decade now. They simply cannot trap them faster than they breed out of control, no matter what they do. And those cats that learn to evade traps go on to produce offspring that now also know how to evade any trapping method used. So not only are 99.6 ALWAYS still breeding out of control, and spreading their diseases everywhere, and still destroying ALL wildlife (directly or indirectly), but TNR fools are also ensuring that any future generations of these devastating invasive-species won’t even be able to be trapped. This is why, due to TNR-Advocates’ insistence that they have “the answer”, that their feral-cat population has now climbed to an ecologically-deadly 150 MILLION feral-cats across the USA. Soon to turn into 1.5 BILLION cats within the year if you apply cats’ breeding rates to previous population numbers.

    Find whatever way that you can to destroy all feral and stray cats on-sight. Avoid using traps if at all possible because trapping is what slowed everything down to where cat populations have now sky-rocketed out of control.

    On advice of the local sheriff where I live I used a .22 equipped with a good illuminated-scope and a laser-sight for use when they are most active, dusk to dawn. I shot every last one of them on my property to restore all the native wildlife to proper balance. Mission accomplished! 100% total success! The cost was only 0.3 CENT per cat this way (5000 rounds on sale for only $15). And contrary to another famous TNR-Advocate’s bald-faced “vacuum effect” LIE … NO CATS REPLACED THEM. The NATIVE predators and their required NATIVE prey that WAS here and BELONGS here is what replaced their lousy invasive-species cats that had destroyed the native food-chain.

    May you have as much success as I did, and so quickly and inexpensively too.

    p.s. Avoid the use of poisons if at all possible that, if released into the food-chain, would go on to harm the very wildlife that you are trying to save from destruction by cats. And please bury or incinerate the carcasses so all the highly toxic diseases that cats now carry won’t go on to harm or infect more wildlife or humans. Which, if you do a Google search, now even includes cats spreading The Plague in the USA. So much for that myth that cats would have saved people from The Plague in Europe, cats would have made it far worse, and just might do so this time around.

  2. While it pains me to acknowlege “Woodsman’s” diatribe with a reply, the blatant untruths must be addressed. Trap, Neuter and Return does indeed work to reduce feral cat populations. There is solid research behind it. Those interested should go to the Alley Cat Allies website where they will find documented third party research projects supporting the efficacy of TNR. Secondly, our group, Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals ALWAYS traps 80-100% of the cats in these managed colonies (not.4%) and has done so for the last three years.We monitor the colonies and it is evident that there has been a cessation of new litters and the colony numbers decrease through attrition.
    I have no idea who your “local sheriff” is, but in Larimer and Weld counties it is illegal to shoot wildlife…including feral cats.Perhaps that is why you so cowardly assumed an alias for your hateful and unsubstantiated rant.
    It always amuses me to note the various the picking and choosing folks do in protecting their “preferred” wildlife species.Do they kill foxes and coyotes to protect squirrels? Or do they let them live because the fox and coyotes kills cats that kill the birds? What makes it okay to grab a gun and shoot whatever is currently a nuisance? Oh, yeah..I forgot. It’s the wild west!

  3. Look up the term TNR advocates just LOVE to use on how they reduce their feral-cat numbers, their candy-coating feel-good term of “Death by Attrition”. This means that their cats will die from disease, cat-attacks, animal-attacks, exposure, road-kill, starvation, and any other means that drastically shortens cats’ lives. ALL their cats suffering for how many months it takes to die that way. In many parts of this country and the world this clearly falls under the guidelines for cruelty to animals, animal-abuse, animal-endangerment, and animal-abandonment laws.

    Let’s not forget how TNR advocates don’t hesitate to carve up cats with scalpels as well as cutting off parts of their ears, from which they have to heal-up for weeks before they try to survive again. As if letting them die of “attrition” wasn’t bad enough, TNR-advocates start them off by terrorizing them with traps, cages, and sticking knives into them first.

    Not only are they cruelly torturing cats, but also all wildlife they inflict their cats upon. Their cats literally clawing the guts out of any wildlife to use it as an agonizingly and slowly dying twitching play-toy for their cats. And as soon as all the “fun” has drained out of their play-toy, they go on and find another one to torture. This is no different than if cat-owners went to a pet-store and bought canaries and hamsters then threw them at their cats to watch their cats tear them apart for their amusement. What about all the native predators that depend on all those animals for their ONLY food? Their cats cause all those animals to STARVE TO DEATH. TNR-advocates’ cruelty knows no bounds.

    If you want to raise revenue for your towns and cities in order to deal with this invasive-species ecological-disaster properly, start charging all these TNR advocates with severe fines and imprisonment for CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

    They’re not doing this out of any goodness of their hearts. THEY DON’T HAVE HEARTS. Proved, 100%.

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