Community Cats & TNR in the News (2013)

Follow local New York City and national news concerning feral and stray community cats and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).

MARTHA SEZ: Feral cats of Newfoundland
by Martha Allen, Lake Placid News
Friday, December 20, 2013

Guardians of Rescue Heads to America’s Most Dangerous City, Camden, New Jersey, in Support of National Feral Cat Caretakers Day
by Aedavis, GroundReport
Friday, December 20, 2013

Is a No-Kill New York in Sight?
by Elana Pisani, Global Animal
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Liberty Union High School District battles feral cat problem
by Rowena Coetsee, Contra Costa Times
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Cats + Nativity = Cativity
by Tamara Ikenberg, AL.com
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Medicating Feral Cats and Kittens
by Mike Phillips, Out of the Cage!
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Episode 29: Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
by Keith Sanderson, Awesome Animal Advocates, Pet Life Radio
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Photo: Feral Cat Colony Recreates Nativity Scene In Brooklyn
by Jen Carlson, Gothamist
Monday, December 9, 2013

Feral Cats: How to Keep Them Safe This Winter
by Mandy Gardner, Guardian Liberty Voice
Friday, December 6, 2013

The Challenge of a Rural TNR Project
by Nancy Peterson, Animal Sheltering
November/December 2013

TNR Comes To Rockaway
by Jill Lauri, The Wave
Friday, November 22, 2013

Jane Hoffman, president of Mayor’s Alliance of NYC’s Animals
by Duncan Strauss, Talking Animals
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Cats get shelter from the cold
by Dan Arsenault, The ChronicleHerald
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Humane Society supports Trap-Neuter-Return as effective strategy to cat overpopulation in city of Syracuse
by The Daily Orange
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Architects for Animals ‘Giving Shelter’ December 5
by Watched Pot, The Georgetown Dish
Monday, November 18, 2013

Syracuse should use Trap-Neuter-Return as solution to feral cat population
by The Daily Orange
Monday, November 18, 2013

Success seen in feral cat control
by Kenneth C. Crowe II, Times Union
Saturday, November 16, 2013

Keeping tabs on Rhode Island’s feral cat population
by Tatiana Pina, Providence Journal
Friday, November 15, 2013

How to Build a Feral Cat Shelter for the Winter
by Angela Lutz, Catster
Friday, November 15, 2013

Feral cats avoid urban coyotes, are surprisingly healthy
by Kurt Knebusch, Phys.org
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Pets, Pets, Pets
by Jeanne Anderson, The Beacon
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Jersey City Briefs: Journal Square area becomes target of focused TNR program for stray cats
by The Hudson Reporter
Sunday, November 3, 2013

Feline Frenzy Goes Beyond YouTube Videos — to Animal Control Agencies
by Becky Robinson, The Huffington Post
Thursday, October 31, 2013

DELUCA: The feral cats and their frantic friends
by Michele DeLuca, Niagara Gazette
Thursday, October 31, 2013

L.A. Animal Services, Mayor And Council Set To Give Feral Cats Property Rights In Los Angeles (Part 1)
by Phyllis M. Daugherty, Opposing Views
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Feral cat proposal to take center stage Tuesday
by Diana Alba Soular, Las Cruces Sun-News
Saturday, October 12, 2013

Portsmouth shelter policy leads to worker losing job
by The Daily Progress
Friday, October 11, 2013

Fall is the Time to Prepare Winter Shelter for Feral Cats
by Out of the Cage!
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Mayor’s Alliance: Making New York City A No-Kill City
by Alisa Manzelli, Global Animal
Sunday, October 6, 2013

Feral cat colony divides Salem mobile home park
by Joce DeWitt, Statesman Journal
Saturday, October 5, 2013

Albuquerque Encouraged To Stop Best Friends’ Feral Cat TNR Program (VIDEO)
by Denise A Justin, OpposingViews.com
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Do You Get Too Attached to the Feral Cats in Your Care?
by Catherine Holm, Catster
Monday, September 30, 2013

Man who put cat food on officials’ property pleads guilty
by United Press International
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Cat lovers’ efforts to care for strays causes controversy in Washington Heights
by Simone Weichselbaum, New York Daily News
Saturday, September 14, 2013

Gasport group works to fix feral cat problem
by MetroWNY
Saturday September 14, 2013

Seaside cats, fire survivors
by Amy Worden, The Inquirer
Saturday, September 14, 2013

No recourse for family battling feral cats
by Carol McAlice Currie, Statesman Journal
Tuesday, September 13, 2013

Lileks: Feral cats? What about feral crows?
by James Lileks, Star Tribune
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Proposed Ordinance Could Cure Mpls’ Stray Cat Issue
by Angela Davis, CBS Minnesota, WCCO-TV
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Feral Cat Initiative sets up feeders
by Gabi Powell, The Optimist
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

A clash over feral cats
by Linda Wilson Fuoco, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Monday, September 9, 2013

Ranson neighborhoods cope with feral cat overload
by The Herald-Dispatch
Sunday, September 8, 2013

PETS: New study explores efficacy of vasectomies in reducing feral cat populations
by Lorrie Shaw, AnnArbor.com
Monday, September 2, 2013

Kittens halt NYC subway service, highlighting massive stray population New York City
by Jean Williams, PrairieDogPress
Friday, August 30, 2013

House semi-feral cats from Mount Olive
by Mount Olive Chronicle
Friday, August 30, 2013

Virginia urged to expand trap-neuter-return of feral cats
by Marc Selinger, Examiner.com
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

What’s being done about all those damn feral cats?
by Joseph Bennington-Castro, Daily Explainer
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Pet Advice: There are ways to care for feral cats
by Gwen, Statesman Journal
Friday, August 23, 2013

Alley Cat Allies National Feral Cat Day® Challenge
by Gina Crittenden, Examiner.com
Thursday, August 22, 2013

TNR: Feral Cats And ‘Feeders’ Impact Residential Property Rights In Toronto; Is Los Angeles Next?
by Phyllis M. Daugherty, Opposing Views
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Things You Should Know! From Your ACO! Sanford is getting control of its ‘cat problem’
by Lauren Masellas, Sanford News
Thursday, August 8, 2013


Pet Radio-Mayors Alliance for NYC Animals
by Robert Paul Hudson, Pet Radio Show
Sunday, August 4, 2013

13th Annual National Feral Cat Day (Oct. 16) Highlights Growing National Movement toward More Compassionate Communities
Press Release by Alley Cat Allies
Friday, August 2, 2013

Huntington Couple, CVS At Odds Over Feral Cat Colony
by Leah Bush, Northport Patch
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Neighborhood says initiative helped reduce cat population
by Amanda Tetlak, Fox 28 News
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Couple, East Northport CVS at odds over feral cat colony
by Mackenzie Issler, Newsday.com
Sunday, July 28, 2013

City begins efforts to trap feral cats
by Ginger Rae Dunbar, Daily Local News
Monday, July 22, 2013

Report: More in favor of trap, neuter, return policy for cats
by Daily Local News
Thursday, July 18, 2013

Why Taming Feral Kittens Can Be a Good Idea
by Mike Phillips, Out of the Cage!
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Woman Says Neighborhood Cats Disappearing, Offers Reward for Information
by Kate Springer, LEX 18 News
Thursday, July 11, 2013

It’s a Cat-Eat-Bird World
by ScienceBlog.com
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Just Before Six: Legal action against couple for taking in too many cats
by Gabby Gonzalez, WNDU-TV
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

I Can Haz Bird? Portland’s feral cats enjoy a rare kind of immunity.
by Andrea Damewood, Willamette Week
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Just Before Six: Family pleads for help with feral cat problem
by Gabby Gonzalez, WNDU-TV
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

City request volunteers for an organization to trap roaming cats
by Ginger Rae Dunbar, Daily Local News
Sunday, July 7, 2013

Research Update: So, Is That Cat Feral Or What?
by Dr. Emily Weiss, ASPCA Professional Blog
Thursday, June 27, 2013


Feral Cats Abused In Mobile Home Park
by Ashleigh Barry, WBNS-TV
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

City and suburbs try to deal with feral catastrophe
by Jill Terreri, The Buffalo News
Sunday, June 16, 2013

Dozens of feral cats reached with TNR program
by Kerri Rempp, The Chadron Record
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Must Cats Die So Birds Can Live?
by Jessica Pressler, New York
Sunday, June 9, 2013

In an Old Steam Plant, Providing a Home for the Many Cats of Pratt
by Corey Kilgannon, City Room Blog, The New York Times
Friday, May 24, 2013

Feral Freedom Saving Lives at SVACA
by Melissa McKenzie, The Santa Clara Weekly
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

A Haven For New York City’s Homeless Cats
by Harry Shuldman, BuzzFeed
Monday, May 21, 2013

Letter: Community must help reduce cat population
by Lisa Kraus, The Buffalo News
Sunday, May 20, 2013

What to Do (and NOT Do) If You Find a Newborn Kitten
by Valerie Sicignano, Out of the Cage!
Saturday, May 4, 2013

City has plans to control stray cat population
by Ginger Rae Dunbar, Daily Local News
Thursday, May 2, 2013

The Best Age for Taming Feral Kittens
by Mike Phillips, Out of the Cage!
Monday, May 1, 2013


A Near Cat-Astrophe
by Charlie Spickler, C-Squared Pictures
Monday, April 29, 2013

Coatesville seeks help controlling stray cats
by Ginger Rae Dunbar, Daily Local News
Saturday, April 13, 2013

Audubon Society Reinstates Writer After Cat-Poisoning Flap
by The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Florida Community Cat Act clears first hurdle in style
by Francis Battista, The Best Friends Blog
Monday, March 25, 2013

Oregon Communities Welcome NYC Feral Cat Initiative Training Series Sponsored by Petco Foundation
by Out of the Cage!
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Rusty and Nacho: Unwanted Kittens Discovered in Queens School Trash
by Out of the Cage!
Monday, March 25, 2013

Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals has created, supported programs aimed at eliminating euthanasia in city shelters
by Clem Richardson, New York Daily News
Sunday, March 24, 2013

Coatesville seeks help controlling stray cats
by Ginger Rae Dunbar, Daily Local News
Friday, March 22, 2013

Feral Cats in New York City
by Fox 5 News
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Learn How to Trap and Neuter Cats on the Lower East Side
by Serena Solomon, DNAinfo
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Audubon Official Suggests Poisoning Feral Cats in Op-Ed
by Jo Singer, Petside.com
Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Alley Cat Allies Expresses Satisfaction After Audubon Removes At-Large Editor from Masthead
Press Release by Alley Cat Allies
Monday, March 18, 2013

David Glicksman: “Triple Threat” Volunteer Extraordinaire
by Thea Feldman, Out of the Cage!
Monday, March 18, 2013

Audubon Editor Suspended “Pending Further Review”
by Vox Felina
Sunday, March 17, 2013

Orlando Sentinel publishes instructions on how to kill a cat
by Francis Battista, The Best Friends Blog
Saturday, March 16, 2013

4 Ways to Help Homeless Cats
by Piper Hoffman, Care2
Friday, March 15, 2013

Alley Cat Allies Slams Audubon Editor for Encouraging Cat Poisoning
Press Release by Alley Cat Allies
Friday, March 15, 2013

Audubon Editor Suggests Poisoning Feral Cats
by Vox Felina
Thursday, March 14, 2013

A Grand Reopening for a Grand Cat Shelter
by Thea Feldman, Out of the Cage!
Saturday, March 9, 2013

Trap-Neuter-Return: The Best Approach to Feral Cat Management
by Becky Robinson, The Huffington Post
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Modesto City Council backs trap rules against catching, dumping cats
by Kevin Valine, The Modesto Bee
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Shelters seek volunteers to help trap feral cats
by Mitchell Freedman, Newsday
Sunday, March 3, 2013

The American Bird Conservancy’s Campaign of Killing
by Vox Felina
Friday, March 1, 2013

County workshop tackles feral kittens
by Rachel Seigneur Mammele, Portland Tribune
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Debunking the Smithsonian’s “killer cat study”
by Peter Wolf, Petfinder
Monday, February 25, 2013

Multnomah County Animal Services offers free feral kitten socialization workshop on Saturday
by Monique Balas, The Oregonian
Monday, February 25, 2013

Feral cats? Minneapolis to consider St. Paul’s approach to the problem
by Karen Boros, MinnPost
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Seminar pushes for trap-neuter-return program to control feral cat population
by Anita Crone, Georgetown Times
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Killing unadoptable cats is a cruel, ineffective approach
by Becky Robinson, Orlando Sentinel
Friday, February 15, 2013

Spreading the Reuse-Love to Our Cities Street Cats
by Justine Braunger, BIG!NYC
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Florida Southern’s College’s Stray Cats Getting Own Frank Lloyd Wright Styled Dorms
by Ernst Peters, The Ledger
Friday, February 8, 2013

How Important is the Cat vs. Bird Debate When Millions of Cats Are Dying in Shelters?
by Becky Robinson, Care2
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

NYC Feral Cat Initiative’s Expertise Gains National Exposure with Taming Feral Kittens Workshops
by Out of the Cage!
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Feral Cats Inspire Architects’ Shelters for N.Y. Jungle
by Mike Di Paola, Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Do We Really Know That Cats Kill By The Billions? Not So Fast
by Barbara J. King, 13.7 Cosmos & Culture, NPR
Sunday, February 3, 2013

Garbage In, Garbage Out
by Vox Felina
Friday, February 1, 2013

Fuzzy math on cats, birds clouds highly questionable ‘study’
by Francis Battista, The Best Friends Blog
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Alley Cat Allies Responds to Nature Study’s Claims on Cats and Birds
Press Release by Alley Cat Allies
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Killer Kitties? Cats Kill Billions Of Creatures Every Year
by Véronique LaCapra, All Things Considered, NPR
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Feral Cats Kill Billions of Small Critters Each Year
by Smithsonian.com
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Mpls. to consider sterilizing stray cats
by Curtis Gilbert, Minnesota Public Radio
Saturday, January 26, 2013

I Can Has Architecture! Designers Build Winter Shelters For New York Street Cats
by Lamar Anderson, Architizer
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Giving Shelter 2013 a Great Success
by Vox Felina
Monday, January 14, 2013

Architects for Animals: Feral Cats in New York City Get Cool Shelters
by Caroline Golon, Catster
Monday, January 14, 2013

Architects for Animals Shows Off 8 Cat-Tastic Abodes to Raise Money for NYC’s Homeless Kitties
by Amanda Coen, Inhabit
Monday, January 14, 2013

Rescue Group Recruiting Homeless To Monitor For Pet Abuse, Stray Cats
by Ben Yakas, Gothamist
Sunday, January 13, 2013

Feral Cats In Washington Heights Have Better Digs Than You
by Jessica Wakeman, BlackBook
Sunday, January 13, 2013

Architects For Animals Unveils Innovative Shelters For Feral Cats
by Sara Bogush, Petside.com
Sunday, January 13, 2013

‘Architects For Animals’ Gives Shelter To Street Cats In New York
by Susan Richard, CBS New York/1010 WINS
Sunday, January 13, 2013

2013 Third Annual “Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter”
by Texas, a Cat in New York
Sunday, January 13, 2013


Episode 34: Architects For Animals
by Susan Richard, All For Animals
Saturday, January 12, 2013

Love Saves The Day + Feral Cat Homes +
by Layla Morgan Wilde, Cat Wisdom 101
Saturday, January 12, 2013

Fancy digs for feral cats
by Jessica Hullinger, New York Post
Saturday, January 12, 2013

How 80 animal charities fared & responded to Superstorm Sandy
by Animal People Online
Friday, January 11, 2013

For Feral Cats, a Few New Places to Call Home
by Joyce Wadler, The New York Times
Friday, January 11, 2013

Feral city kitties welcomed to fancy feline high-rise in Washington Heights community garden
by Amy Sacks, New York Daily News
Friday, January 11, 2013

Feral Cats Get High Design Homes From NYC Architects
by Jessica Dailey, Curbed NY
Friday, January 11, 2013

3rd Annual Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter (Sneak Peek)
by Tamar Arslanian, I HAVE CAT
Thursday, January 10, 2013

Cool Cat Houses? Not What You’re Thinking!
by Bernadette Kazmarski, The Creative Cat
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

NYC’s Stray Cats Get Architect-Designed Homes
by Taxi
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Architects for Animals – Giving Shelter Architecture
by Maysa, Designs and Projects
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Architects For Animals Project Showcases Hip Housing For NYC’s Feral Cats
by Stephanie Harwin, Catsparella
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Baby, it’s Cold Outside: Architects for Animals + Shelters For Ferals
by Layla Morgan Wilde, Cat Wisdom 101
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Architects For Animals – Giving Shelter Event
by Debbie Glovatsky, Glogirly
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Third Annual Architects for Animals
by Sarah Menzies, Cat Tee Mission
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Creative Comfort for Feral and Community Cats
by Joanne McGonagle, The Tiniest Tiger’s Conservation Cub Club
Monday, January 7, 2013

NYC’s Top Architects Design Shelters For Homeless Cats
by Jennifer Kamm, Haute Living
Monday, January 7, 2013

NYC Architects Helping Feral Cats
by Caroline Golon, Romeo the Cat
Monday, January 7, 2013

Gimme Shelter – NYC’s Third Annual Architects for Animals Giving Shelter Fundraiser and Benefit Inspires Hope for Nationwide Outdoor Cats
by Deborah Barnes, Zee & Zoey’s Chronicle Connection
Monday, January 7, 2013

Third Annual Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter Exhibit To Be Held January 10 in NYC
by Kate Benjamin, hauspanther
Saturday, January 5, 2013

Architect-Created Cat Houses; Design of The Out Hotel
by Jessica Dailey, Curbed NY
Friday, January 4, 2013

Architects for Animals
by Riverfront Cats
Friday, January 4, 2013

Feral Friday: Stylish Homes for Homeless Cats
by Sparkle the Designer Cat
Friday, January 4, 2013

Spare Times for Jan. 4-10
by Anne Mancuso, Liz Gerecitano and Meghan Gourley, The New York Times
Thursday, January 3, 2013

Third Annual “Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter” Offers Creative Comfort for Feral and Community Cats
by Out of the Cage!
Wednesday, January 2, 2013