Population estimates vary widely, but outdoor cats are found in almost every neighborhood across the U.S. These cats include community cats—friendly stray or abandoned cats as well as feral (unsocialized) cats—and owned cats let outside to roam and reproduce.
Understanding the complex and emotional issues relating to outdoor cats is essential to combating cat overpopulation and keeping cats and wildlife safe and healthy.
You don't have to go it alone when helping local community (feral and stray) cats. Use our map to find nearby organizations, shelters, rescue groups, veterinary clinics and spay/neuter clinics in both the United States and Canada.
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