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Bec_No_Va

Bec_No_Va
Huntsville, AL
(Zone 7b)

January 26, 2013
11:03 PM

Post #9398768

A feral cat rescue (TNR & feeding) is looking for farms for feral cats that needs to be relocate to a safe area, they're spayed & neutered, just needs to be fed & safe from elements - y'all know anyone who'd be willing to give these cats a home?

sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

January 27, 2013
11:16 AM

Post #9399155

sorry Bec, not me.
critterologist
Frederick, MD
(Zone 6b)

January 27, 2013
1:47 PM

Post #9399272

The farm behind us is on the verge of being turned into a development (in planning stage for a long time, but now there are houses going up at one end). Without the field behind us, I don't think we can take "garden cats," even. Even with living at the end of the cul-de-sac, we're probably too close to traffic.

I was thinking it through, though, because I haven't seen a couple of outdoor cats (most looked too plump to be feral, I thought) around for a while, and they were definitely helping keep down the mice & etc.

Maybe you could ask the local extension office or Southern States to put up a notice? Barn cats are not without expense, but having them sterilized already removes one concern.

Bec_No_Va

Bec_No_Va
Huntsville, AL
(Zone 7b)

January 27, 2013
2:27 PM

Post #9399303

I will - that's a great idea - my friend keeps posting on Craig's list - I keep telling her to look locally at places
HollyAnnS
Dover, PA
(Zone 6b)

January 28, 2013
6:01 AM

Post #9399860

There was a time that we had almost 30 of them. People would just see our barn and horses and would drop cats and litters of kittens off. Luckily Paws spayed all of them for us for free. At that time we could order and give our own Rabies shots for just a few $$. So we had quite a pack of nice healthy barn cats. Like Critter our area has changed as well and with our birdfeeding I wouldn't be able to take any either. I do have a friend and will ask her if she wants any.

Bec_No_Va

Bec_No_Va
Huntsville, AL
(Zone 7b)

January 28, 2013
2:12 PM

Post #9400458

Thank you!!!

Sos07

Sos07
IJAMSVILLE, MD
(Zone 7a)

February 4, 2013
1:11 PM

Post #9408318

Bec-No-Va.
Lots of farms near me,if you haven't resolved the problem.yet let me know.I have done rescues before.
happy_macomb
Chevy Chase, MD
(Zone 7a)

February 5, 2013
1:19 PM

Post #9409430

OT -- but love to see that "y'all"ing, Bec; I can see you are getting ready for a move south!

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