Three packages to assist feral cats & their caregivers


Do you know Oct. 16 is Nationwide Feral Cat Day?! 

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society cares about all animals, together with group cats! That is why we’ve packages to help feral cats, additionally known as group cats. 

Three packages to assist feral cats & their caregivers 

To help feral cat caretakers in managing feral cat colonies, the Ontario SPCA has developed three modern packages: 

  • Feral Cat Entice Depot Program. The Society loans cat traps to feral cat caretakers at no cost in an effort to lure, neuter and return (TNR) the stray cat inhabitants. 
  • Free Feral Meals Financial institution. This meals financial institution offers a sustainable provide of meals to colony caretakers. With out the participation of the Ontario SPCA, devoted feral cat colony caretakers use their very own private funds to supply meals for these cats which were deserted by society. 
  • Feral Cat Shelters. A restricted quantity of shelters are made every fall by volunteers (or will be affordably made by anybody following the directions under) for caretakers to supply a secure, heat place for group cats throughout our chilly, harsh winters. 
How one can construct a feral cat shelter 

If you happen to’re excited by making your personal shelter, you’ll discover the video under very useful! 

Additionally, learn extra info on our weblog How one can Construct a Feral Cat Shelter 101. 

The working cat program 

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society additionally has a working cat program by which group cats that find yourself in our centres and can’t be returned to their authentic colony web site, are given “jobs” as working cats. As former road cats who’re used to outside life, working cats should not typical indoor pets and haven’t any want to be lap cats. Nonetheless, what they lack in social abilities they make up for relating to preserving vermin issues underneath management.  

These cats are wholesome, sterilized, vaccinated, microchipped, ear tipped and in want of a brand new, non-traditional house surroundings. Some examples of those new properties may embody barns, stables, auto restore outlets, woodworking outlets, wineries, breweries, greenhouses/nurseries/backyard centres, church buildings, storage amenities/warehouses.  

To be taught extra concerning the working cat program, go to or take a look at this video to observe it in motion.

Study extra about supporting group cats by visiting  


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