SASF is here to assist our community in its effort to control the feral cat population with education on the importance of sterilization and providing veterinary services to the township of Southampton and neighboring communities. Since its inception, SASF’s Advo-Cats TNR Program has spayed and neutered thousands of feral cats. We provide spay and neuter procedures, vaccinations, and diagnostic tests to help keep our feral cat population under control and healthy. Feral cats are trapped in humane cat traps and transported to our shelter where they are spayed or neutered, and vaccinated. After they recover, they are then released back to where they were caught.
The Town of Babylon's Department of Animal Control provides its community with several resources to curtail the feral cat population: • Supplies residents and caregivers state of the art traps for the TNR (Trap/Neuter/Return) of the feral cats • Supplies low cost $35 TNR vouchers so there is a low cost to the residents and caregivers • Hosts regular seminars on the TNR program Currently, there is a low cost TNR program for town residents and businesses caring for feral cats.
To address the feral cat population, the Town has implemented a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program. TNR helps the community by stabilizing and eventually reducing the feral cat population, and preventing the potential spread of disease. In conjunction with Helping PAW, a not-forprofit organization, humane traps are provided to residents. The cats are spayed or neutered and vaccinated at an on-site mobile hospital, and returned to their original colony. Currently, spay/neuter clinics are scheduled once a month and are free to Town residents.
HempOffers free spay/neuter for feral cats in Hempstead Township, free recovery and trap loan for a refundable deposit. TNR surgeries at the Animal Shelter will be conducted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. No appointment is required; walk-ins are welcome. Drop off Tuesday-Thursday 7-9am or Monday-Wednesday 2-5pm. A limited number of surgeries will also be scheduled on Mondays and Fridays by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call or email. Drop off Tuesday-Thursday 7-9am or Monday-Wednesday 2-5pm with no appointment needed for up to 4 feral cat/kitten(s). Appointments must be made for Monday or Friday Surgery!
Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) is a program in which free-roaming feral cats are humanely trapped, sterilized, medically treated, ear-tipped, and released back into the public. The Town coordinates with the Animal Lover’s League to assist Islip Residents to humanely trap and transport feral cats to the Town’s Animal Shelter. For more information, please contact the Animal Lovers League via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In an effort to control the population and health of feral cats within the Town of Oyster Bay, the Town has its own Trap-Neuter-Return Program. The Shelter is located at 150 Miller Pl. and is open Monday through Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm. If you know about or are caring for a colony of feral cats that needs TNR, contact the shelter.
Traps can be rented out to Town of Smithtown residents for a refundable $40 (cash only). We'll also need a copy of your license. Staff will demonstrate how to set and bait the trap during pick-up and provide on-going support as needed. Traps should be set up in the morning if possible, as to avoid cats spending overnight in a trap. We open at 8 am, so we can usually pick up cats by 9 am and throughout the day. Once a cat is caught, place a large towel or sheet over the trap. Covering the traps help keep the cats keep calm. You can either bring the cat to the shelter or call us and one of our ACO's will pick up the cat.