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Feral Cat Groups in Illinois

Animal Outreach Society's Feral Friends Program (McHenry County) – (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) –

Spay and Stay (Lake County, Illinois) –

Sterile Feral Foundation in McLean County –

Feral Cat Groups in other areas

AFCAT (Aggie Feral Cat Alliance of Texas) –

Alley Cat Allies is the national advocacy organization for humane feral cat management – 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 –

Fix Our Ferals of Oakland/East Bay area of California –

Indy Ferals of Indianaopolis, Indiana –

Neighborhood Cats, New York City –
Neighborhood Cats also offers an online course in feral cat TNR:

San Diego's Feral Cat Coalition

San Francisco's Feral Cat Assistance Program
This successful program's amazing results are the inspiration for many other feral cat groups.

Silicon Valley Friends of Ferals

Humane Trapping Instructions

CSCC member Spay and Stay features illustrated instructions for trapping, using the excellent Tru-Catch trap. Visit

For trapping instructions using a Tomahawk trap, visit

Humane traps are available via Hearth of the Earth Marketing at


Feral Cat Frequently Asked Questions by PACT Humane Society –

Article: Where Cats Belong and Where They Don't


Community Approaches to Feral Cats by Margaret R. Slater –

Maverick Cats: Encounters With Feral Cats by Ellen Perry Berkeley – Check for used copies.

Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics in Chicago and Nearby Areas

Anti-Cruelty Society Spay/Neuter Clinic –

The Neuter Scooter (NW Indiana) –

PAWS Chicago


The San Francisco SPCA produces a set of nine videos covering all aspects of feral cat colony management, including taming feral kittens and relocating feral colonies.
Click 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

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

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.