Helping Cats Near You is a “Trapping 101” workshop, a great introduction for people who are new to trapping cats or are interested in learning more about helping outdoor cats. Workshops are held via Zoom meeting:

“Helping Cats Near You”
Free Community Workshop
Every 4th Sunday of the month
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Meeting ID: 829 4988 9124
Password: feralcats
Zoom Link

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Workshop Topics Include:

  • History of cats
  • Community cats statistics
  • Feral vs. friendly vs. fractious
  • The breeding cycle
  • Goals of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)
  • Why Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) works
  • TNR project planning
  • The “how-to” of trapping
  • What to do with kittens
  • Clinic resources
  • Preparing for winter
  • Nuisance prevention
  • Ongoing colony management
  • Common medical issues
  • Predation
  • Rodent control
  • Cook County laws
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Cats in Action will gladly provide workshops on site or virtually for any interested party. We love talking to neighborhood groups! Contact info@catsinaction.org.

Triple R Pets, also a sponsor of the Cook County Managed Care of Feral Cats ordinance, offers workshops in the South suburbs of Cook County. Contact info@triplerpets.org.

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