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Feral cats, cats who are not accustomed to human contact, are not easily tamed, although some — strays who have joined a feral community after having had a home or those who have very quiet temperaments — can make the transition to a home. Nala was one of those. She was …

“Scientists have identified a shocking new truth,” proclaimed New York Times science reporter Natalie Angier in a recent story. “Cats are far deadlier than anyone realized.” The Times account was just one of dozens — probably hundreds, including international outlets — describing work published late last month by a team …

Feral cats and strays can be found all around the world. We’ve told you about our experiences with colonies in the United States as well as the efforts of one woman to care for feral cats in Iran. If you’ve ever been to Rome, you’ve likely seen calm feral cats …

October 16 is National Feral Cat Day, but feral cats aren’t just limited to North America. Here a Discovery staffer shares the story of her friend’s experience helping feral cats in Kuwait. For information on how to help stray and feral cats in your area, check out our articles “Helping …

Patch, an indoor cat, is adoptable from Alley Cat Allies in Bethesda. Guest blogger Becky Robinson is the president and founder of Alley Cat Allies, a group dedicated to transforming and developing communities to protect and improve the lives of cats. With much of the East Coast now buried in …

This feral cat’s ear has been “tipped” to indicate that he or she has been spayed or neutered. Petfinder is joining with our friends at Alley Cat Allies to celebrate today, Oct. 16 as National Feral Cat Day . (Read a beginner’s guide to feral cats and TNR.) Feral cats …

Photo: Jason Putsche/Alley Cat Allies Guest blogger Becky Robinson is the President and founder of Alley Cat Allies, a group dedicated to transforming and developing communities to protect and improve the lives of cats. By reforming public policies and institutions to serve the best interests of cats, expanding and promoting …

This unnamed kitten is up for adoption at San Luis Obispo County (CA) Animal Services Division. Oct. 16 is National Feral Cat Day, and we know many of you come into contact with stray and feral cats in your everyday lives. For example, when I recently wrote a blog post …

These kittens, along with two adult females, were abandoned on the doorstep of a country home. Almost every summer, Carol goes out on the porch of her remote rural home and discovers an unfamiliar feline face. Another cat or kitten has been thoughtlessly abandoned during the night. Carol is a …