About TNVR

Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return has been proven to be the best solution for the numbers of feral and free-roaming community cats. It is the internationally accepted, effective and humane method of controlling community cat populations.

Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate- Return involves:

  • Humanely trapping the members of the cat colony
  • Spaying or neutering, vaccinating for rabies and ear-tipping the cats
  • Adopting out any socialized cats or young kittens
  • Following recovery, returning the cats to their original colony site
  • Providing regular food, water and shelter
  • Providing long-term care and monitoring for signs of illness or new cats entering the colony.

Benefits of TNVR

  • Stabilizes colony size by eliminating new litters of kittens
  • Results in eventual decline in colony size
  • Improves cats lives by relieving constant stresses related to reproduction
  • Drastically reduces nuisance behaviors associated with mating such as howling, spraying and fighting
  • Reduces complaint calls about cats to authorities
  • Increases public health level because cats area vaccinated against rabies
  • Reduces numbers of cats and kittens taken to animal shelters.

Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return works for cats and the community!