Poll of the day, and all the votes against feeding feral cats. PLEASE contact me to talk about this. I feed feral cats. The cats I feed are spayed/neutered. I spent hours and hours to trap them, get them to the vet so they won’t have kittens. I spent the last two days helping someone who has been feeding a feral (or more likely, abandoned cat) in Duncan, who contacted my volunteer organization for help to trap the cat and get it vet help because it has an eye injury.
I work full time, and in the last 48 hours, I have checked on the trap I set eight times in the evening hours (between 6 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.). The weather did not help — staying out of the rain was more important for this cat than eating.
I can’t trap unless I have a vet appointment — no more available until January (not all are willing to deal with these “unknowns”/ferals). I am very happy Duncan City council has bylaws that deal with animal abuse, but the “feeding feral cats” ban needs a bit of tweaking.