Members were involved in S/N of 440 cats from 2009- 2014
SNAP CATS over 900 more!
(Since April 2014-ongoing)
(Since April 2014-ongoing)
THE SNAP PROGRAM
(Spay Neuter Assist Program)
Trapping cats early in the morning is the best way to TNvR. for spays and neuters. We cover the trap before transporting the cat to (and from) the clinic for surgery. The cats are checked over by the vet making sure they are healthy enough to undergo surgery, safely. They are then fixed (s/n) micro chipped, vaccinated and ear tipped. Pain medication is given to each cat so they are comfortable after surgery. Revolution is also applied to kill off any parasites- worms, ticks, fleas and ear mites. When the cat is fully awake and alert, we transport them back to where they were trapped, in a covered carrier. These cats are monitored daily incase any troubles arise. Some cats recover slower than others and are monitored longer before being released. These cats have responded well to surgery and go on to live a healthier, happy life, kitten free.
FVRCP Vaccines help the immune system fight off serious diseases. (FVRCP stands for, “Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia”) Feline viral rhinotracheitis is fancy way to describe the respiratory infection caused by the herpes virus. Panleukopenia is the illness caused by the panleukopenia virus and both can be life threatening.
The Rabies vaccine is also important as it contains viral antigens for the rabies virus.
Ear Tipping the free roaming cats identifies them as 'fixed' and living outdoors. This is a universal sign used by many. More than often they have caretakers caring for them.
Microchips help in identifying (lost) cats that may be brought into a vet clinic where they can scan the small device that has been inserted just under the skin. They can then be returned to the address found on the chip.
Flea/parasite control We use a topical solution that is applied to the cats, to kill off worms, ticks, fleas, and ear mites. This may be purchased from your vet and used monthly to keep these pests at bay.
We are proud to say we have helped well over 1000 cats since our journey began!
Lasalle Animal Hospital
1391 Front Road
Amherstburg Animal Clinic
220 Seymore St.
Pet Valu Amherstburg
400 Sandwich St.
Pet Valu Kingsville
410 Maine St E
River Canard Canoe
9350 Malden Rd
Pet Valu Windsor
1556 Huron Church
And Amherstburg's very own WOOFA-ROO!
From Mar 2017- Nov 2018 SNAP fixed over 255 feral and colony cats. From Mar 2018 to Nov 2019 SNAP fixed over 315 colony and feral cats. From March 2019 to Nov 2020 we fixed over 150 ferals during Covid
By donating to the cause we have been able to fix, vaccinate, microchip, ear tip and flea and parasite/flea treat these free roaming cats while giving them a healthier life, kitten free. Thanks to all who support TNR!