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Trapping 1-2-3

by Jane-Ellen Long

Do you occasionally have an hour or two to spare, any time of the day, any day of the week? Can you carry 15–20 pounds a few yards? Most important, can you possess your soul in patience, sitting or strolling for cat time, which goes much slower than trapper time? If so, you’re a natural for trapping cats for TNR!

1. Scouting: The more you know about the cats’ habits, the easier it will be to trap. Try to find out:

old trap

brown trap

drop trap

2. Trapping:

3. Recovery and return: Recovery usually takes 24 hours for males and 3 days for females. Pregnant cats may need up to a week to recover.

Download the printable flyer (PDF).