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Articles tagged: feral cats

The $25 Million Pill

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Two Cummings School alums help lead the charge to find a better way to control the number of free-roaming cats and dogs.

Dear Doctor – Helping a Homeless Cat

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

If you are feeding a stray cat, a great kindness you can perform is to capture him or her, and arrange for vaccinations and spay/neuter.

Warm December Wishes

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

This is the time of year when I feel most thankful for my loved ones, including my pets.

Truffle’s story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Some people looked at the rescued feral kitten in pitiful shape with a deep gash on her flank, and deemed her a hopeless and unadoptable animal. But Ruth, working then in the local animal control office, instead saw a handsome tuxedo-colored feline with a sweet disposition and a manner that conveyed she needed a family.

Controlling Feral Cats

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Even small populations of feral cats can have a negative impact on wildlife and public health.

A Cat-Eat-Bird World

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Felines are responsible for large loss of indigenous wildlife, says a group of Tufts researchers, and they suggest remedies

Feline Fixers

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Volunteers are improving cats’ lot, one animal at a time, with help from a Cummings School clinic