TNR Project Halts Cat Overpopulation on Island

Just up the Chesapeake Bay, a community effort is helping hundreds of cats:

More than half of the community cat population roaming tiny Tangier Island, Virginia, was spayed or neutered during a weeklong trap/neuter/return (TNR) project in mid-May. Despite flooding that hindered trapping efforts, 250 of the island’s estimated 500 cats were spay/neutered and returned to their colonies. The project was a joint venture of Best Friends Animal Society and Operation Catnip of Gainesville, Florida. Sheltering Hands of Williston, Florida, also provided traps.

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