January 22, 2021
Hello friend of outdoor cats!
As spring is quickly approaching, we want to let you know how things will work for outdoor cats at Humane Ohio in 2021. As our program has steadily grown we have had to make some changes to ensure we can provide the very best care to the cats while they are with us. Here are the basic things to know if you plan to bring community cats to Humane Ohio for spay/neuter this year:
Again, all trappers will now need to schedule appointments ahead of time and bring cats only on days they have an appointment. Do NOT trap cats to bring in until you have an appointment set up and it is within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment.
Appointments will begin the first week in February and can be scheduled now.
We know this may be an inconvenience, but due to the very large number of walk-in cats we were receiving last year, we cannot continue to serve the TNR community in that way. Animal care and safety is our number one priority, and taking in unlimited numbers of cats does not allow us to provide a safe, comfortable place for the cats or provide the diligent care we pride ourselves on. Please be understanding of the new rules so that we can continue to serve as many cats as possible.
The Humane Ohio Team