Links and Resources
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Feral Cat Groups in Illinois
Animal Outreach Society's Feral Friends
Program (McHenry County) – http://www.animaloutreachsociety.org/
(Once at the site, click the Programs menu
item to find the Feral Friends link)
Feral Cat Program of the Animal
Protective League of Springfield and Sangamon Counties –
PACT Humane Society's Cat Overpopulation
Resource Effort (CORE) – http://www.pacthumanesociety.org/core_main.htm
Spay and Stay (Lake County,
Illinois) – http://www.spayandstay.org
Sterile Feral Foundation in
McLean County – http://www.sterileferal.org/
Feral Cat Groups in other areas
AFCAT (Aggie Feral Cat Alliance
of Texas) – http://www.cvm.tamu.edu/afcat
Alley Cat Allies is the national advocacy
organization for humane feral cat management – http://www.alleycat.org.
Check out ACA's Resources
Page for a list of useful articles and how-to's.
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon
Feral Cat Foundation of Alameda
and Contra Cost Counties, California – http://www.feralcatfoundation.org/
Fix Our Ferals of Oakland/East
Bay area of California – http://www.fixourferals.org/index.php3
Indy Ferals of Indianaopolis,
Indiana – http://www.indyferal.org/
Neighborhood Cats, New York
City – http://www.neighborhoodcats.org/info/index.htm
Neighborhood Cats also offers an online course in feral cat
San Diego's Feral Cat Coalition
San Francisco's Feral Cat Assistance
Program – http://www.sfspca.org/feral/index.shtml
This successful program's amazing results are the inspiration
for many other feral cat groups.
Silicon Valley Friends
of Ferals – http://www.svff.org/
Humane Trapping Instructions
CSCC member Spay and Stay features illustrated
instructions for trapping, using the excellent Tru-Catch trap.
For trapping instructions using a Tomahawk
trap, visit http://www.feralcat.com/trapinst.html
Humane traps are available via Hearth of the
Earth Marketing at http://www.animal-traps.com.
Feral Cat Frequently Asked Questions by PACT
Humane Society – http://www.pacthumanesociety.org/core/feralfaq.htm
Article: Where Cats Belong and Where They Don't
Community Approaches to Feral Cats
by Margaret R. Slater – http://www.hsus2.org/sheltering/general/feral_book_pdf.html
Maverick Cats: Encounters With Feral
Cats by Ellen Perry Berkeley – Check Amazon.com
for used copies.
Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics in Chicago and
Anti-Cruelty Society Spay/Neuter
Clinic – http://www.anticruelty.org/spay_neuter_clinic.html
The Neuter Scooter (NW Indiana)
PAWS Chicago – http://www.pawschicago.org/SpayNeuter/sn_main.htm
The San Francisco SPCA produces
a set of nine videos covering all aspects of feral cat colony
management, including taming feral kittens and relocating
and follow the video link.
Alley Cat Allies excellent produces two excellent
videos: A 10-minute overview of TNR that is perfect for educating
all audiences and a longer video that focuses on the "how
to" of TNR. Visit http://www.alleycat.org/videos.html
Neighborhood Cats produces a terrific, 10-minute
video that brings interesting new perspectives to the lives
of ferals and the people who help them. Available from Alley
Cat Allies at http://www.alleycat.org/videos.html.
On the Road to Ending Feral Cat Overpopulation
in Oregon: One Cat's Journey through Trap-Neuter-Return,
produced by the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon. Can be ordered
via mail for $15. Send your information to FCCO at PO Box
82734, Portland OR, 97282.