Irish Animals
Over 300,000 kittens are born in Ireland every year. Of those 180,000 kittens die before they are 4 months old.

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Trap Neuter Return
Trap Neuter Return is becoming recognised as an efficient and cost-effective tool for controlling and reducing feral cat populations.

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Neutering
Neutering your cats and dogs is one of the most important things you can do for your companion animals.

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Animal Advocacy is one not-for-profit person, nested in an inspiring network of charitable, government, public & networking organisations, volunteers and individuals.

We’re all part of that network!

I’m primarily involved in Trap Neuter Return (TNR) - maintaining and promoting Ireland's TNR Manual - How to Help Community Cats - and providing workshops and information evenings on all aspects of Best Practice TNR and Working Together. It's all about getting the information and skills out there - and, ultimately, solving Ireland feline overpopulation problem! At the same time, I do seem to end up doing a bit of animal transportation, fostering and rehoming in the process. And networking, fundraising and information provision. There’s always something!

Desperately Seeking Sanctuary

UPDATE – REHOMED Hot Dog and Poppet are still looking for a new home. Poppet, Hot Dog’s mum, is a very pretty, friendly lady; Hot Dog is a fabulous fullsome boy. Both have lovely tabby and white colouring and lush fur. They would be happy in any situation – indoor, outdoor or freerange. Both are […]

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Snow Scenes

Creative cat shelters and snow scenes and pussycats …

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DIY Feral Cat Shelters

In the cold weather that’s coming, we want to be sure our community cats are as safe, dry and warm as they can be. When cats don’t want human company, we can’t take them indoors, so we have to provide shelters. Here’s an easy DIY shelter made from styrofoam boxes, packing & duct tape and […]

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My Faithful Collie Friend

This poem I saw in Deelish Garden Centre, Skibbereen recently, touched my heart. Author unknown.

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Oakheart the ‘Feral’

I’ve been looking thru my photos and thinking it’s about time I introduced you to our latest long-term resident, Oakheart. He’s not looking for a home – he’s staying. Oakheart turned up last summer in my garden. I totally confused him with another feral I was trying to trap wih similar markings – I didn’t […]

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Visitors & Shelters

Love when my feral cat shelters get visitors. Was hoping Larry might drop by, but no sign of him. Instead this wee one is keeping warm and dry. It’s easy to pop a feral cat shelter in your back garden. All sorts of things can be used. This one of mine is an old record […]

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