Community Cats & TNR in the News (2014)

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

For stray cats, volunteers and nonprofits fill a gap
by John R. Roby, Press & Sun-Bulletin
Friday, December 26, 2014

The Wheels of Hope Turn for Feral Cats and Their Caretakers
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, December 18, 2014

“Community Cats” is Recommended Reading for TNR Caretakers
by Evon Handras, Out of the Cage!
Tuesday, December 12, 2014

The Wheels of Hope Turn for Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Efforts
by Out of the Cage!
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Humane Society Tries to Control Claremont Feral Population
by Patrick O’Grady, Valley News
Monday, December 8, 2014

Book follows feral cats from rescue to love
by Jennifer Waters, Lancaster/Depew Bee
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Community Cat Holiday Gift Giving Guide
by Peter A. Reese, Artvoice
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

State of the Art Cathouse Benefits Local Pet Charity
by Dawn Killough, Green Building Elements
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Learn How to Make the Cheapest and Easiest Cat Shelter for Winter (PHOTOS)
by Anna Vallery, One Green Planet
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

10 Reasons to love community cats. Number 5 surprised me.
by Jessica Miller, Examiner.com
Sunday, November 23, 2014

Two feral cat groups seek more veterinarians
by Kenneth C. Crowe, Times Union
Saturday, November 22, 2014

Neighborhood Cats: Working to Bring TNR to NYC and Beyond
by Nancy Peterson, Catster
Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Rats of New York
by Jane Hoffman, The New York Times
Friday, November 14, 2014

Roslyn Estates Considers Ban On Feeding Feral Cats, Wild Animals
by Jennifer McLogan, CBS 2 News, CBS New York
Monday, November 10, 2014

Hawthorne Race Course bans feral cat caretaker
by Eve-Angeline Mitchell, Examiner.com
Friday, November 7, 2014

Winter is Coming for NYC’s Most Vulnerable Cats
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, November 6, 2014

Project proposed to deal with feral cat issue in city
by Tijana Martin, Lethbridge Herald
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

New Children’s Book Helps Big Apple Street Cats
by Susan Richard, CBS New York/1010 WINS
Saturday, November 1, 2014

New Low Cost Spay Clinic Opens in Holmdel
Press Release by The Spay & Neuter Center of New Jersey
Saturday, October 25, 2014

West Orange Township Council Meeting Features Support for Feral Cat Population
by Cynthia Cumming, TAPintoWestOrange
Thursday, October 23, 2014

New Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Stray and Feral Cats
Press Release by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Maplewood to Pilot Feral Cat Colony Program
by Carolyn Maynard-Parisi, The Village Green
Sunday, October 19, 2014

A humane way to fix cat overpopulation
by Tracy Mohr, Chico News & Review
Thursday, October 16, 2014


Alliance Spokesperson Gets “Pied” by Jill Rappaport in PIES4PAWS Challenge™
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Mainstream Standard of Community Cat Care Is Trap-Neuter-Return
by Becky Robinson, HuffPost Green
Thursday, October 16, 2014

What Are “Community Cats?” Jackson Galaxy Helped Me See
by Keith Bowers, Catster
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Cat Lovers Plan to Spay and Neuter 1,000 Strays on Staten Island
by Nicholas Rizzi, DNAinfo New York
Thursday, October 8, 2014

Staten Island Clean Sweep aims at controlling free-roaming cat population
by Kiawana Rich, Staten Island Advance
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Animal Update: ‘National Feral Cat Day’
by Jeff Bell, KCBS San Francisco
Monday, October 6, 2014

Saugerties Village Historic District attracts film maker for “Cat’s View”
by Richard Frisbie, Examiner.com
Sunday, October 5, 2014

Architects get creative designing cat shelters for animal charity
by Architecture & Design
Monday, September 22, 2014

These cat houses are chicer than yours: Charity enlists architects from around the U.S. to design intricate outdoor dwellings for stray felines
by Annabel Fenwick Elliot, Daily Mail
Friday, September 19, 2014

Wow, These Architects Make the Coolest Playrooms for Cats!
by Alexandra Evans, One Green Planet
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

14 Impossibly Chic Cat Houses
by Mark Wilson, Co.DESIGN
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Outdoor Cat Population in L.A. Is the Focus of an Awareness Program
by Kate Kelly, HuffPost Los Angeles
Monday, September 15, 2014

Readers sound off on cops, bikes and helping cats
by New York Daily News
Sunday, August 31, 2014

Rabies concern at Gloucester Co. homes where feral cats are fed
by Carly Q. Romalino, Courier-Post
Friday, August 29, 2014

Tips To Help You Coexist With Neighborhood Feral Cats
by Chandra Cushman, Payson Roundup
Friday, August 29, 2014

TNR could lessen feral cat problem in Rockaway Township
by Tom Van Howling, NorthJersey.com
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

‘Operation: Island Cats’ Shines Spotlight on Tonawanda Island’s Feral Cat Problem
by Antoinette DelBel, Time Warner Cable News
Monday, August 18, 2014

Meet Sheila Massey, NYC’s Real-Life Cat Woman
by Brian Fischler, Catster
Thursday, August 14, 2014

You can help feral cats
by Karen Maserjian Shan, Poughkeepsie Journal
Sunday, August 3, 2014

Hundreds of cats take over island in New York
by Evan Bleier, UPI
Friday, August 1, 2014

Cat Lady Paradise: New York Island Taken Over By Cats, More Cats Than People [Video]
by Tara West, Inquisitr
Thursday, July 31, 2014

We Applaud Felines and Friends’ TNR Efforts in Vermont
by Catherine Holm, Catster
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Feral cat rescue groups align to spread trap-neuter lessons
by Donna J. Miller, The Plain Dealer
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Concerned Yonkers Residents Create Cat Protection Council
by Javier Simon, Yonkers Daily Voice
Monday, July 14, 2014

Claws came out as complex fought over L.E.S. feral cats
by Sergei Klebnikov, The Villager
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Tips for Community Cat Caretakers on Building Community Relationships
by Out of the Cage!
Saturday, June 28, 2014

Local woman serious about spaying/neutering feral neighborhood cats
by Kathy Dennis Moore, The Gleaner
Saturday, June 21, 2014

Feds Think Feral Felines Can Read Signs
by Eric Boehm, Newsmax.com
Saturday, June 14, 2014

The basic facts on street cats
by Gene Wisniewski, The Hudson Reporter
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Feral Cats and TNR
by Mindy Norton, Alabama Public Radio
Saturday, June 7. 2014


Our Hen House: Episode 10
by Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan, Our Hen House
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals seeks to transform the city into a ‘no-kill’ community to save homeless dogs and cats
by Jane Hoffman, New York Daily News
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Feral Cats Take Over a Millburn Neighborhood
by Anna Maria Sorrentino, TAPintoMillburn
Monday, May 5, 2014

Yonkers cat killer could be capable of worse, experts say
by Will David, The Journal News
Friday, May 2, 2014

On the Positive Side: Community cat management handbook available for download
by Las Cruces Sun-News
Friday, May 2, 2014

Alley Cat Allies Hunt Down New York Cat Killer
by Kayla Newcomer, Global Animal
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Trees In Yonkers
by CBS New York
Friday, April 25, 2014

25 dead cats found hanging from trees in Yonkers: Cats beaten, hung for months
by Linsey Bald, Examiner.com
Friday, April 25, 2014

Two dozen dead cats found hung from tree in grisly Yonkers vacant lot
by Erik Badia & Larry McShane, New York Daily News
Friday, April 25, 2014

Euthanasia of Dogs and Cats at NYC Shelters Hits Historic Low, Says Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in 2013 Progress Report
Press Release by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Wednesday, April 23, 2014


New York City’s Feral Cats, and You
by Manoush Zomorodi, The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Taking No-Kill Approach With Feral Cat Population
by Natalie Shutler, The New York Times
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A HUMANE CHOICE: CoMo regulations force feral cat caretakers to choose life over law
by Matthew Schacht, The Columbia Heart Beat
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Oh, So Outdoor Cats Are “An Evil,” Huh?
by JaneA Kelley, Catster
Friday, April 4, 2014

The Evil of Catch and Kill
by Alley Cat Allies
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

York City considers law to stop feeding of feral cats
by Erin James, The York Dispatch
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Benefits of trap-neuter-return program for feral cats
by Della Hasselle, Gambit
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

What Should You Do If You Find Stray Kittens?
by Michelle C. Hollow, Parade Magazine
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Animal experts react to dead animals found in South Bend
by Amanda Fay, WSJV-TV Fox 28
Monday, March 24, 2014

The Homeless Cat Colony of Wallenberg Forest Park
by Cia McAlarney and Ardina Seward, HamletHub
Friday, March 21, 2014

SPCA to help community cats
by Wendy Stiver, Lock Haven Express
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Dayton trying to handle feral cat problem
by Local 12, WKRC-TV
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Miami Combats Growing Feral Cat Population
by Jeremy Hobson, Here & Now
Thursday, March 13, 2014

Creative Design to the Rescue! (Of Homeless Cats)
by Marisa Bowe, The Goods
Friday, March 7, 2014

Long Island Animal Shelters Hold Successful World Spay Day Campaign
by Nicole Barylski, Hamptons.com
Friday, March 7, 2014

‘Operation Cat’ aims to reduce East End feral population
by Mitchell Freedman, Newsday
Thursday, March 6, 2014

Where Are The Feral Cats?
by Richard Gentilviso, Queens Gazette
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Curious Case of The Disappearing Cats
by Marion Halftermeyer, NY City Lens
Monday, March 3, 2014

Des architectes mobilisés pour les chats errants de New York
by Sophie Le Roux, Wamiz
Monday, March 3, 2014

Architects get innovative for NYC’s stray cats
by Laura Moss, Mother Nature Network
Friday, February 28, 2014

Event Showcases Architect-Designed Shelters for Feral Cats
by Jillian Blume, Pet Advisor Buzz
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Heartbreak unfolding for animal lovers in Oakwood Beach, as Sandy buyouts and demolition proceed
Virginia N. Sherry, Staten Island Advance
Sunday, February 16, 2014

Hamptons Animal Shelters Uniting For World Spay Day
by Nicole Barylski, Hamptons.com
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

ARF Needs Volunteers for Feral Cat Trapping
by Lisa Finn, Southhampton Patch
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Raising Money and Awareness for Feral Cats, New York Style
by Layla Morgan Wilde, Catster
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Feral Cat Rescue extends helping paws to Orangeville
by Todd McEwen, Orangeville Banner
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

NYC architects present high-concept designs for UWS cats
by Christopher Cameron, The Real Deal
Sunday, February 2, 2014

A New York State of Mind with #CATS
by Layla Morgan Wilde, Cat Wisdom 101
Saturday, February 1, 2014

Architects Create Avant-Garde Shelters for Feral Cats
by Emily Frost, DNAinfo.com
Thursday, January 31, 2014

Fourth Annual Architects for Animals Shelters Revealed Tonight
by Tamar Arslanian, I HAVE CAT
Thursday, January 31, 2014

Fourth Annual Architects for Animals Winter Cat Shelter Exhibition (with a Sneak Peek!)
by Tamar Arslanian, I HAVE CAT
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Feral Cats Disappearing In Astoria, Queens
by Hazel Sanchez, CBS 2 News at 11, CBS New York
Monday, January 27, 2014

New York City Architects Give Shelter To Big Apple Street Cats
by Susan Richard, CBS New York/1010 WINS
Sunday, January 26, 2014

Caturday Cure for Winter Blues!
by Layla Morgan Wilde, Cat Wisdom 101
Saturday, January 25, 2014

Architects for Animals Returns to NYC for Fourth Annual Winter Cat Shelter Exhibition
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, January 23, 2014

Cold-Weather Precautions to Keep Outdoor Cats Safe
Press Release by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Thursday, January 16, 2014

Letter: Trap, neuter, release is effective, humane
by Kathleen Makolinski, The Buffalo News
Saturday, January 11, 2014

Miracle on 35th Street…or the Meow Heard Round the City
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, January 9, 2014

Animal lovers fear someone is making Astoria’s stray cats disappear
by Lisa L. Colangelo, New York Daily News
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Building Shelters for City Cats
by Omar Crespo, West Side Spirit
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

How to care for feral cats during the winter
by Laura Moss, Mother Nature Network
Tuesday, January 7, 2014