Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is a full management plan in which stray and feral cats, already living outdoors in cities, towns, and rural areas, are humanely trapped, then evaluated, vaccinated, and sterilized by Veterinarians. Kittens and tame cats are adopted into good homes which immediately reduces the number of cats more... www.neighborhoodcats.org,
The Long Island Cat Project is a network of educational and directional information helping feral cat rescuers, care givers and individual citizens on Long Island to implement a humane and effective solution toward resolving the feral cat problem on Long Island with TNR. TNR; Trap Neuter and Return is a proven successful option and sound solution for the control and reduction of feral cat populations. more...
Pet Peeves, Inc., "the Voice of Long Island Pets", benefiting the
abused, abandoned and neglected pets of Nassau and Suffolk Counties,
continues to recognize and support rescue organizations who advocate and
practice TNR, trap, neuter, return, as a means to humanely and successfully
reduce feral cat populations on Long Island.
Through Pet Peeves, Inc.'s generosity, rescue organizations are able to spay and
neuter cats that are being fed but have no benefactor for surgical and medical
Glen Cove Animal Lovers League, Glen Cove and
Last Hope Animal Rescue, Wantagh are two rescue / shelter organizations that
offer "mass" TNR days spaying and neutering up to 100 cats in a day at various
times during the year.
Through donations, grants and volunteers, they are able to offer this as a free
program for feral cats. Feral and stray cats are spayed/neutered/rabies
and distemper 3:1 vaccinated, de-wormed and Ear tipped. Quality of life
issues are addressed such as flea and ear mite treatment.
Organizations are Awarded Grants
at the Pet Peeves, Inc. Annual Fundraising
Event at the Crest Hollow Country Club
Joan Phillips of the Glen Cove Animal Lovers
(HUB), Janine Dion, Founder of Pet Peeves, Inc., Gay Senk, DVM, LI Cat Project
and Joanne Monez of
All About Spay Neuter (HUB)
County Meeting To Address Growing Feral Cat Population
Legislator Denise Ford, Legislator Diane Yatauro, Dr. Gay Senk, Joan Phillips, Director Glen Cove Animal Shelter
On February 27th Nassau County legislators
Diane Yatauro of Glen Cove and Denise Ford of Long called a public meeting for
the to share information and points of view regarding how to best address this
rising concern of increasing numbers of feral and stray cats so that measured
could be taken to assure a successful program toward reducing their numbers.
Exciting Helpful News Dr. Gay Senk has expanded hours to allow more days to help all cats, continuing
to advocate TNR, trap, neuter, return to help those of you helping feral and
Teaming up with the expertise of Dr. Keith Neisenbaum and Dr. Brian Spar, hours
will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Dr. Neissenbam
and Dr. Spar will be addressing affordable care for dogs as well.
Please visit our web site listed below or call the Farmingdale Dog and Cat
Clinic at 631 694-5454 during clinic hours to reach us by phone
http://www.myvetonline.com/drsenk/general-information.html I would greatly appreciate if you would forward this exciting helpful resource.
Laura Gay Senk, DMV
HSVMA Announces Best Friend to Ferals Awards
Vermont Veterinarian Dr. Sara White, New York Veterinarian Dr. Laura Gay Senk and New Jersey Veterinary Technician Mike Phillips Recognized for Work on Behalf of Ferals.
The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association has selected three outstanding veterinary professionals as recipients of the "Best Friend to Feral Cats award for their significant contributions to helping feral cats in their community. Award recipients include Dr. Sara White of Vermont, in the nonprofit category; Dr. Laura Gay Senk of New York, in the private practitioner category; and Mike Phillips, LVT, of New Jersey, in the veterinary technician category. more..