TNVR CatWhat is a community/feral cat?

A community cat is a cat that lives outdoors and does not have a particular home or owner. They may be friendly or, in some cases feral(not socialized with people) these cats typically depend on humans for food, whether it is a neighborhood caretaker, dumpster, or other source.

What is trap neuter vaccinate return(TNVR)?

TNVR is not only humane but is the most effective method of controlling feral/community cat population growth. TNVR benefits the cats and the community. Using this technique community/feral cats living outside are trapped, neutered, left ear tipped, rabies vaccinated and then returned to their outdoor home.

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Meow Now and Friends of Strays have joined Forces !!

CONGRATULATIONS TO FRIENDS OF STRAYS AND MEOW NOW

For assistance with trapping go to their website and look for Meow Now under Programs!!

https://www.friendsofstrays.org/pinellas-cats-alive

Friends of Strays has created the Pinellas Cats Alive! program for feral/community cats. Cats are surrendered to Friends of Strays – they are spayed/neutered, ear tipped, given basic medical treatment, vaccinated, and returned to their community at no charge to the caregiver/trapper.

Please click the link below for more information on their community cat program or call Friends of Strays at (727) 522-6566.

https://www.friendsofstrays.org/pinellas-cats-alive

If you decide to bring your feral cat to Operation:SNIP the information and pricing is below:

Bringing community/feral cats in for surgery:

upcoming TNVR Surgery Days:

February 9th, 16th and 23rd

  Please call ahead to schedule an appointment for a Thursday at this time 

 Drop off is from 7-8 am (limited to 20 cats)
pick up is between 3-4 pm
Thanks to a grant from FLORIDA ANIMAL FRIEND Operation: SNIP was able to spay/neuter 625 community cats!
THE COST FOR FERAL/COMMUNITY CATS  Female or Male $70, CAT MUST COME IN A HUMANE TRAP AND WILL RECEIVE A LEFT EAR TIP. RABIES VACCINATION and a dose of Revolution to help keep them healthy!  Revolution protects against fleas and heartworm disease.  Revolution is also a treatment  and control of  hookworms, roundworms, ear mites and scabies!
CATS MUST BE BROUGHT IN A HUMANE TRAP, ONE CAT PER TRAP.
TRAP RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE AT 727-595-1983.
The fee is $20 per trap and proceeds go into fix Pinellas
This program is for TNVR cats ONLY!