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Can we avoid ear tipping on our ferals/strays in case we can get them homes in the future?

We will always tip the ear of cats in traps, no exception. As for strays that are tame, it is really best to have the ear tipped if they are going back outside and/or you don't have a home lined up yet. The ear tipping does not make the cats less adoptable (we adopt ear-tipped cats out often) and, despite your best efforts, you may not find a suitable home for the cat, which will remain outside. The ear tip will signal to animal control that this cat is altered and not a source of reproduction. This may give the cat a chance to not be taken to animal control to be euthanized.

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PO Box 2477
Warren OH  44484.