References, Helpful Information and Solutions

Results of 5 Year Research Study of OSU’s TNR Program Feb 11, 2021

This peer reviewed science based long term research study concludes TNR ineffective at reducing populations, yet proven to create health risks in humans have harmful effects on wildlife, the environment and property rights and importantly, is a practice contrary to the feral cat’s health and safety

Saratoga Springs, Utah--City Council Research Study, “The Science of Feral Cats”

Link to the City Council minutes of October 1, 2019 with references and analysis. Pages 3-41 cover the TNR issues in great detail and pp 42 through 99 consist of references (57 total pages of references).

Among the Pigeons: Why Cats Belong Indoors

Dr John Read, Wildlife Ecologist, March 31, 2020, AUSSIE WILDLIFE SHOW podcast

Zoonotic diseases associated with free roaming feral cats

Cats Play an Important Role in the Spread of Zoonotic disease

Powerpoint Illustrating Inefficacy of TNR

Inhumane Society Revisited: TNR is good in theory only

TNR is the Wrong Solution for Feral Cat Management

National Parks Overrun with Feral Cats

Kelly Bostian, Tulsa World Local Silent Spring Moment: Dramatic Decrease in Native Birds

Links to Websites with Research References and Helpful Information

American Bird Conservancy

Cats Indoors/TNR

Relevant Video Links

WUSA, Maryland

Video of a cat colony shows well-reasoned arguments and gives both sides.

Mesa, Az News Story of Neighbor Discord with Cat Colonies

May 2019 Feral Cats as Invasive Species

Western Governors Names Feral Cats Invasive Species

Domestic Cats Named as Top Global Invasive Species

Texas Parks and Wildlife TNR position paper

TNR is ineffective and results in skyrocketing city budgetary needs

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