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SAVING LIVES

Not all cats who enter Fort Wayne

shelters make it out alive.

Operation CAT aims to change that.

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WHAT IS OPERATION C.A.T.?

Operation C.A.T. is a collaborative effort of Fort Wayne's Animal Welfare Coalition Partners to reduce feline overpopulation and shelter death through targeted Trap-Neuter-Return efforts. Read More...

WHAT IS TNR?

 

Trap-neuter-return (TNR) entails trapping, neutering, vaccinating, and returning community cats to their original outdoor locations. It is the most humane and effective method of preventing cats from entering the shelter system. Read More...

WON'T CATS SUFFER OUTDOORS?
Cats have lived outdoors for thousands of years - outdoor cats are part of our natural landscape. Under this program, free-roaming cats that are thriving are returned to their environment. Read more...
HOW CAN I GET HELP?

Whether or not you live in one of our targeted zip codes, we can help. Read more...

HOW DOES TNR SAVE LIVES?

Roughly 50% of cats entering Fort Wayne shelters are killed - a figure that rises even more for feral cats, who aren't adoptable. TNR helps to reduce feline overpopulation, limits the spread of disease, and reduces overall shelter intake. Read More...

HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?

From canvassing to trapping in your neighborhood to post-surgical transport, there's a way to get involved and help save lives. Read more...

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