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Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic is pleased to have received a $4,500 grant from Best Friends Animal Society for its Community Cat Program, to help humanely control the community cat population in a targeted area of Fort Collins.
Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic participates in Best Friends’ No More Homeless Pets Network, a program offering help and support to grassroots animal rescue groups saving lives in their communities.
Through Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic’s Community Cat Program, homeless, free-roaming cats are sterilized using trap-neuter-return (TNR), the widely accepted, humane method of controlling populations of free-roaming cats. The cats are also vaccinated.
“This grant means we can grow our Community Cat Program this year in support of our mission to prevent pet overpopulation in northern Colorado,” said Sarah Swanty, executive director of Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic. “Our goal is to perform 100 community cat spay/neuter operations during 2015 in the 80524 zip code using this generous grant. We would like to thank Best Friends Animal Society for their support in making this project a great success.”
Fort Collins residents in the 80524 zip code are encouraged to call the cat rescue at 970-484-8516 if they are feeding or caring for any feral or stray outdoor cats that are unaltered and breeding.