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What is TNR?

TNR are the initials for Trap-Neuter-Return.

Trap: Cats are humanely trapped using food as bait.

Neuter: The cats are taken to a veterinarian where they are spayed or neutered. Their left ear is tipped so people will recognize that the cat has been sterilized.

Return: Unfortunately, adult feral cats are extremely difficult to tame and are not adoptable, so they are returned to their original environment where caregivers agree to provide them with food and water.

Studies have proven that trap-neuter-return is the single most successful method of stabilizing and maintaining healthy feral cat colonies with the least possible cost to local governments and residents, while providing the best life for the animals themselves. Spaying/neutering homeless cats:

· Stabilizes the population at manageable levels

· Eliminates annoying behaviors associated with mating

· Is humane to the animals and fosters compassion in the neighborhoods

· Is more effective and less costly than repeated attempts at extermination --- costs for repeatedly trapping and killing feral colonies are far higher than promoting stable, non-breeding colonies in the same location. Vacated areas are soon filled by other cats who start the breeding process over again

TNR of Warren is operated solely by fundraisers and donations. Please help us help the animals by donating today.  Send your donation to 
PO Box 2477
Warren OH  44484.