Category Archives: Spay/Neuter

AnnaBell Washburn: Elder Stateswoman of the TNR Movement

    by Mike Phillips, NYC Feral Cat Initiative Seemingly overnight in July 1990, AnnaBell Washburn became a face for the fledgling movement advocating humane care for feral cats in the United States. That month, an article recounting her Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) … Continue reading

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Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Evon Handras

Evon Handras, Director of Administration and Liaison to the NYC Feral Cat Initiative, joined the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in 2007. Her primary focus was to administer Maddie’s Spay/Neuter Project in NYC, which was a multi-year Maddie’s Fund grant … Continue reading

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Spring Donations Fund Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Clinics in NYC

Thanks to your generosity last month we have raised $7,845 toward spay/neuter clinics for NYC’s feral and stray community cats. Your response to this crucial campaign was overwhelming, and, in just 11 days, we exceeded our initial goal to fund … Continue reading

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Just in Time for Easter: Rabbit Adoptions & FREE Spay/Neuter

Back by popular demand, a free spay/neuter clinic for rabbits will be held in Manhattan on March 28, and rabbits will be available for adoption from New York City shelters and rescue groups all spring. Rabbits can make wonderful pets … Continue reading

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Become a Certified Caretaker for Stray & Feral Cats in Queens

Free Workshop Provides TNR Certification Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Queens, NY – On Saturday, March 7, and Saturday, April 4, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Queens residents (18 years and older) are invited to attend a free TNR certification workshop where … Continue reading

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