Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

ROOT OF THE PROBLEM

'Go After The Feral Cats And Get Them Fixed If You Can'

 

November 24, 2022

Daria Anderson-Faden

Twenty-five feral Kimball cats were treated during this month's sweep to trap, fix and release them.

"Ferals cats are responsible for most of the cats that end up in the shelters because most people get their domestic cats fixed. Feral cats do not and just reproduce by the gazillions. Knowing they are the problem, that's why so many cats are killed in shelters," co-founder Leslie Vogt of the Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals in Fort Collins explained.

The program started because Vogt had been on a humane board but realized that they were not doing anything for feral cats, so when she termed off that board 14 years ago, she and co-founder Jan Link created the organization.

Knowing that f...



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