Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Rome and Juliet

December 1, 2020

Romeo and Juliet were rescued from a carrier left on the side of a busy road, in the rain. A good Samaritan took them in and is providing for their care. Romeo and Juliet are approximately a year old. Romeo …

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Veterinary Forensics Training for Law Enforcement

November 11, 2020

While Humane Society Police Officers (HSPOs) enforce and investigate the anti-cruelty laws in our state, they rely on the expertise of veterinarians to determine the extent of abuse and neglect as evident by the animal’s medical condition. A mutual relationship …

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Community Cat Colony Care

October 26, 2020

It is no longer enough to just set out food for community cats, a community cat colony caregiver must also actively practice Trap Neuter Vaccinate Return (TNVR) as well as work alongside neighbors to mitigate any nuisance behaviors. As the …

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Winter Care

October 22, 2020

Proper colony management includes proving a safe and warm shelter for cats during the colder winter months. This year Animal Friends is offering a DIY winter shelter kit for $5. The kit includes a Styrofoam cooler, plastic sheeting in which …

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Trapping Tips and Tricks

October 22, 2020

Never ever trap a cat without first having a plan! Most veterinary clinics require an appointment for spay/neuter surgery or exams, even for community cats. It’s not difficult to establish a routine with your community cats which will improve your …

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Trapping Cats for TNVR

October 22, 2020

Animal Friends is unable to provide physical assistance with trapping of cats. At Animal Friends we understand the importance of TNVR and support community cat colony caregivers by providing reduced pricing for spay/neuter, rental for humane box traps, supplies for …

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Mitigating Nuisance Behaviors

October 22, 2020

It is important for the well-being of the community cats for you to listen to neighbors and resolve complaints. Here are some helpful tips for managing common nuisances: Cats are spraying, yowling and fighting. Spaying and neutering the cats will …

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Ineffective Methods of Controlling Cat Populations

October 22, 2020

The term community cat includes feral cats (outdoor cats not socialized to humans), stray cats (social with humans but have been lost or abandoned) and owned cats with access to the outdoors. But, they are all the same species regardless …

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Help Is Just a Phone Call Away

September 29, 2020

By Kaley Kaczynski, Clinic Services Coordinator Some days it may seem like our Clinic & Community Services administrative team simply answers questions and schedules spay/neuter appointments. The truth is, our incredibly dedicated staff takes each and every call to heart …

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Happy Retirement, Glenn Cole! Thank You for 14 Years

September 29, 2020

By Maddie Aicher, Volunteer Coordinator Glenn Cole is a man that needs little introduction here at Animal Friends. For over 14 years, Glenn has been a beacon of light, providing entertainment for our staff and volunteers and excellent care for …

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