Stamps Promote Breeding

I am so sorry to see An Poste’s new stamps that promote breeding cats – not a moggie among them. Every time you put one of these stamps on an envelope you’ll be encouraging breeding yourself. Here’s my thoughts – and a few alternatives. What’re the Problems? A spokesperson from An Post said: With four glamorous […]

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Feral Cat Awareness Week 2014

From 9th – 16th August, Ireland’s 5th Feral Cat Awareness Week 2014 was publicised and celebrated by Trap Neuter Return (TNR) groups all around the country. Spearheaded by Feral Cats Ireland, the networking resource for TNR (see more info below), the week got some great publicity – and loads of information was generated and shared. So much so […]

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Scrabble’s Memory Lives On

When I posted Scrabble’s memorial again recently, a year after her death, Shannon Johnson got in touch to say she’d a wee feral, if not exactly the spit of Scrabble, at least very like her – could she name this wee one Scrabble? Of course I said yes – with a tear in my eye, […]

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*** DRUMROLL ***

Okay folks!!! *** BIG DRUMROLL *** *lil twirl* *raises top hat* As part of National Feral Cats Awareness week 2014 *cymbols CLASH* we’d like to introduce to you *stray cat caterwaul chorus* the launch of the Fantastic *applause* the Magnificent *enthusiastic applause* the Fantabulous *thunderous applause* TNR MANUAL for IRELAND!!!! *the crowd goes WIIIIILLLLLLD*  Download it here […]

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Newstalk and TNR

A ten minute sound bite Are Feral Cats Taking Over? on Newstalk this morning was very interesting – and great publicity for TNR! The broadcast was part of the publicity campaign that is National Feral Cats Week 2014, spearheaded by Feral Cats Ireland, the networking resource for TNR in Ireland, and it was wonderful to hear the information […]

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TNR Manual Coming Soon!

[Update: you can view the final version here:] *** Please NOTE: the links in the manual are NOT yet live on Feral Cats Ireland (FCI), but they are on this site – replace any FCI link with http://www.animaladvocacy.ie/[page name] *** http://issuu.com/animaladvocacy/docs/tnr_manual_for_ireland

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*Tappity Tappity Tap*

I finally caught the wee black baby!!! Yay! *lil twirl* You may remember our Abandoned in Bandon story a couple of weeks ago. A mum and four kittens, abandoned by their guardians (Cherry Doublebarrelled Name and her partner), had made their way to a neighbours. We’d tried to get the family, but the tiny three-week-old kittens […]

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Cape Clear TNR

One of the most inspiring TNRs I’ve taken part in so far!!! Sry – about elebenty billion photos again – can’t decide what to omit! And it does cover an entire weekend! So, what am I on about this time? Community Cats Network organised an extremely exciting pilot project TNR on Cape Clear this weekend past. […]

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