Save Feral Cats and Wild Birds

Feral Cats

Target: Virginia Senator Thomas A. Garrett Jr.

Goal: Implement a ‘trap-neuter-release’ program to save feral cats and wild birds.

To lower the population of feral cats and limit the deaths of wild birds, Virginia lawmakers hope to implement a ‘trap-neuter-release’ program. These programs are intended to gradually decrease the feral cat population over time, as cats are trapped, spayed or neutered, and released back into the wild rather than being rehomed–which isn’t always good for the cats or owners–or euthanized. Not all of Virginia’s lawmakers are behind this plan, as many believe that the strategy promotes the growth of cat colonies, which can have a disastrous effect on wild bird populations.

Both sides of the issue have valid claims. Feral cats don’t deserve to be euthanized, but cat populations are a very real threat to wild birds. Currently, anybody in Virginia who takes in a stray animal temporarily and returns it to the street could be found guilty of misdemeanor abandonment, and the ‘trap-neuter-release’ program is intended to stop punishing people for trying to help. Programs like this are a long-term solution that’s slow to implement, but because the current alternative to the program is doing nothing or euthanizing hundreds of feral cats, it’s a step toward fixing the problem.

Addressing the issue of feral cat populations isn’t easy. While the ideal is to eliminate feral cat populations by finding loving home for these animals, that isn’t always possible. In the meantime, wild bird populations pay the price. By implementing a ‘trap-neuter-release’ program, Virginia would be taking a step toward positive change that helps the feral cat population as well as wild birds. Until a better solution can be found, this is the best choice. Encourage Virginia state senator Thomas A. Garrett Jr. to reconsider his position and support legislation that would, in the long term, work toward eliminating the feral cat problem and help save birds in turn.


Dear Senator Garrett,

Feral cat populations are a very real threat to wild bird populations, and something needs to be done to address Virginia’s problem. A ‘trap-neuter-release’ plan isn’t a perfect solution, as it takes time to take effect and more feral cats appear in the meantime, but it is far better than the alternative. Doing nothing is no solution at all, and euthanizing feral cats is an unnecessarily cruel punishment for animals that are only following their instincts.

Feral cat populations are the result of human neglect, not the fault of the cats themselves. By implementing a ‘trap-neuter-release’ program, humans are taking responsibility for the way that formerly domesticated animals are impacting the world around them. Because Virginia’s only measure currently in effect is to punish people who take in a cat even temporarily, any steps taken to eliminate the feral cat population are steps in the right direction.

Wild bird populations deserve protection too, but that protection shouldn’t come at the cost of innocent animals’ lives. Until a better solution is proposed, implementing the ‘trap-neuter-release’ plan will help slow down the reproduction rate and thus some of the growth of feral cat colonies. It’s not a perfect solution, but it does more to address the problem than current measures. Please support this plan as a step toward saving wild bird populations without resorting to euthanizing innocent animals.


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  1. TNR is the ONLY way to deal with feral cats – offspring of cats abandoned by uncaring owners, and by people who do not understand they MUST spay and neuter their pets. A human-created problem.

    And wild birds do deserve protection. Ferals have become the scapegoat for bird population decreases. Habitat loss, pollution, pesticides, mirrored windows on high-rise buildings – all human-created problems – kill more birds then ferals.

    Please support TNR. It’s the compassionate way to go.

  2. TNR Researcher says:

    If your cats were only destroying invasive species (cats themselves being a noxious invasive species), then nobody would be complaining. But your vermin cats destroy anything that moves. Letting a cat roam free is absolutely no better than intentionally throwing rat-poison around on everyone’s property to kill any living thing. Your man-made vermin cats are now driving hundreds if not thousands of species of native animals to EXTINCTION across the whole planet. Have you no conscience nor morality left?

    Apparently gutting-alive and skinning-alive animals with everyone’s vermin cats, tortured to death just for your cats’ play-toys and YOUR entertainment, no other reason, is perfectly acceptable to you. Yeah, you’re all fine upstanding “animal-lovers” who respect all other lives around you and all other life on earth, aren’t you.

    Are you not even aware that T. gondii oocysts in run-off from the land are killing rare marine mammals thousands of miles away? Or that these oocysts when dried (and still viable) become aerosolized and drift on the wind? You can contract T. gondii just from a cat-owner’s yard when it’s not been raining for a week and you inhale any air that passes over their land.

    Free-roaming cats and people improperly disposing of indoor-cats’ cat-litter are actually killing-off hundreds of rare marine-mammal species, even rare whales, (countless numbers of individual rare animals) thousands of miles away on coastlines of all the world. A global ecological disaster worse than any oil-spill that has ever existed or could even be imagined. There are now harsh fines in areas of California for anyone found dumping cat-litter illegally, not in some environmentally-contained landfill. At least some of them “get it”.

    Birds are just a minor subset of all the thousands of native animal species (billions of individual animals) that cat-lickers (criminally irresponsible cat-advocates) are annihilating around the world, TORTURING TO DEATH, with their man-made invasive species vermin cats.

    Not only are these demented invasive-species house-cats-ONLY “animal lovers” now killing-off all Big Cats in all wildlife reserves around the world:

    thenational D0T ae SLASH news/uae-news/big-cat-owners-warned-to-keep-them-acres-away-from-feral-strays

    And for the ultimate example of absurdity and species-conservation irony, now making all moggie-licking residents of the UK (the inventors of that TNR insanity) the complete laughingstocks of the whole world, they’ve already made their ONE AND ONLY NATIVE CAT SPECIES EXTINCT in the UK with their invasive species “moggies”:

    guardian D0T co D0T uk SLASH environment/2012/sep/16/scottish-wildcat-extinction

    “A report, produced by the Scottish Wildcat Association, reviewed 2,000 records of camera trap recordings, eyewitness reports and road kills, and concluded there may be only about 40 wildcats left in Scotland in the wild today. ‘However you juggle the figures, it is hard to find anything positive,’ says Steve Piper, the association’s chairman. ‘The overwhelming evidence is that the wildcat is going to be extinct within months.'” … “However, it is not the loss of habitat that is causing the current cat crisis in the Cairngorms. It is the spread of the domestic cat.” … “‘Essentially the Highland wildcat is being eradicated by an alien invasive species: the domestic cat.'” (report quoted from 3 years ago, they are no-doubt extinct by now)

    As well as killing-off all their inland River Otters in England (and elsewhere) with their cats’ parasites:

    wildlifeextra D0T com SLASH go/news/otter-toxoplasmosis D0T html

    As well as cats’ parasites killing-off all rare and endangered marine mammals on all coastlines around the world (worse than any oil-spill that has ever existed or could even be imagined):

    news D0T msn D0T com SLASH science-technology/deadly-cat-feces-killing-thousands-of-marine-mammals

    environmentalhealthnews D0T org SLASH ehs/news/hawaiian-monk-seals

    Plus these cat-licking “animal lover” psychopaths and sociopaths are also killing-off all the Mountain Lions (Cougars, Puma, Endangered Florida Panther, etc.), and all other native cat species in North America:

    rapidcityjournal D0T com SLASH sports/local/feral-cats-pose-threat-to-birds-lions/article_8ec451c9-4b03-55a3-baa7-71ac577905cb D0T html

    But now these cat-lickers are even killing-off rare whales and causing massive birth-defects in the indigenous Inuit people who depend on seal-meat for their very survival. Seals that were infected (and are also dying-off) from these cat-lickers’ cats’ parasites.

    Cat parasite found in western Arctic Beluga deemed infectious
    news.ubc D0T ca SLASH 2014/02/13/bigthaw/

    Let’s thank these psychotic bible-home-schooled cat-licking cretins for all the fine work they do for being such fantastic “animal lovers”, shall we? THEY JUST LOVE CATS SO MUCH! So caring! So thoughtful! So intelligent! So FULL of love for living things! So much so that they will even sacrifice whole races of humans to death-by-birth-defect to prove how much they love their cats.

    I’d love to thank them all, each with a gift of a solitary-confinement prison-cell — FOR LIFE. Better yet, for their VAST ecological crimes and sins against all of nature and all of humanity, hanged-until-dead would be a far more fitting “gift” for them AND the whole planet. That used to be the punishment for engaging in bio-warfare against the human population and all other animal life in any country. I say bring it back — special, just for them.

  3. TNR Researcher says:


    FACT: Trap & Kill failed because cats cannot be trapped faster than they exponentially breed out of control.

    FACT: Trap, Neuter, & Re-Abandon (TNR) is an even bigger abject failure because these man-made ecological disasters cannot be trapped faster than they exponentially breed out of control, and they also continue to cruelly annihilate all native wildlife (from the smallest of prey up to the top predators that are starved to death), and the cats continue to spread many deadly diseases that they carry today — FOR WHICH THERE ARE NO VACCINES AGAINST THEM. Many of which are even listed as bio-terrorism agents. (Such as Tularemia and The Plague — Yes, people have already died from cat-transmitted plague in the USA. No fleas nor rats even required. The cats themselves carry and transmit the plague all on their own.)

    FACT: Hunted To Extinction (or in this case, extirpation of all outdoor cats) is the ONLY method that is faster than a species like cats can exponentially out-breed and out-adapt to. Especially a man-made invasive species like these cats that can breed 2X-4X’s faster than any naturally occurring cat-species.

    FACT: THERE IS ABSOLUTELY _NOTHING_ HUMANE ABOUT TNR. Nearly every last TNR’ed cat dies an inhumane death by road-kill, from cat and animal attacks, environmental poisons, starvation, dehydration, freezing to death, infections, eaten from the inside-out by parasites, etc. And if very very lucky humanely shot to death or re-trapped and drowned (the two most common methods employed on all farms and ranches to protect their gestating livestock’s offspring and valuable native wildlife dying from cats’ Toxoplasmosis parasites). This doesn’t begin to count the thousands of defenseless native animals that cats skin alive and disembowel alive for their daily and hourly play-toys. And pitting cat against cat to fight-to-the-death for territory is ABSOLUTELY NO DIFFERENT than those who run criminal dog-fight rings to see who wins. They spend YEARS in jail. IT IS A HIGHLY PUNISHABLE CRIME TO FORCE *ANY* DOMESTICATED ANIMALS TO FIGHT EACH OTHER FOR THEIR VERY SURVIVAL.

    FACT: The only difference in destroying cats immediately and humanely instead of trapping, sterilizing, then releasing them to an inhumane death and forcing them to fight-to-the-death for survival; is that money isn’t going into Becky Robinson’s Alley-Cat-All-Lies pocket, or an HSUS or SPCA board-member’s pocket, veterinarian’s pocket, cat-food company CEO’s pocket, or a drug-company CEO’s pocket. And that’s the ONLY difference! Support yet another organization that exploits and perpetuates the suffering of animals for their own personal financial gain, then try to sleep well at night.

    FACT: These manipulative, deceptive, and deceitful TNR proponents are now clipping cats ears ONLY. WITHOUT vaccinations nor sterilizing them. They do this to save money and protect their outdoor hoarded cat colonies from being trapped and euthanized by the state because the clipped-ear shows officials that they have been sterilized and vaccinated. Why pay $140 for each cat and all that time when just a trap and a simple snip of scissors on each one can also protect their hoarded cats from being destroyed? (I have absolute proof of this.)

    FACT: Cats are a man-made (through selective breeding) invasive species. And as such, are no less of a man-made environmental disaster than any other caused by man. Cats are even worse than an oil-spill of continent-sized proportions. They not only kill off rare and endangered marine-mammals along all coastlines from run-off carrying cats’ Toxoplasma gondii parasites, they destroy the complete food-chain in every ecosystem where cats are found. From smallest of prey gutted and skinned alive for cats’ tortured play-toys, up to the top predators that are starved to death from cats destroying their ONLY food sources. (Precisely what cats caused on my own lands not long ago.)

    FACT: In _SIXTEEN_YEARS_ Alley Cat ALL-LIES branch of NYC have only reduced feral cats in their own city by 0.08% to 0.024% (as the months go on that percentage becomes more insignificant), allowing more than 99.92% to 99.976% to exponentially breed out of control. Here’s how Alley-Cat-ALL-LIES’ deceptive math works: If you TNR 4 cats and 3 get flattened by cars this translates to 75% fewer feral-cats everywhere. Alley Cat ALL-LIES of NYC can’t even reduce cats in their own city, yet they promote it as a worldwide solution. Then even bigger fools fall for it and promote it.

    FACT: When researching over 100 of the most “successful” TNR programs worldwide, JUST ONE trapped more than 0.4%. Oregon’s 50,000 TNR’ed cats (the highest rate I found) is 4.9% of all ferals in their state. Yet, by applying population growth calculus on the unsterilized 95.1% they will have trapped only 0.35% of all cats in their state sometime this year. Less than 0.4% is a far cry from the required 75%-85% to be the least bit effective.

    FACT: Their mythical “vacuum effect” is a 100% LIE. A study done by the Texas A&M University proved that any perceived “vacuum” is just the simple case that CATS ATTRACT CATS. Get rid of them all and there are no cats there to attract more. I proved this myself by shooting and burying hundreds of them on my own lands. ZERO cats replaced them FOR NEARLY FIVE YEARS NOW. If you want more cats, keep even one of them around, more will find you. That university study also found that sterilized cats very poorly defend any territory. Non-sterilized cats, being more aggressive, take over the sterilized cats’ resources (shelter & food if any). If there is any kind of “vacuum effect” at all, it is that sterilizing cats cause non-sterilized cats to restore the reproductive void.

    FACT: During all this investigation I have discovered something that is unfaltering without fail. Something that you can bet your very life on and win every last time. That being — IF A TNR CAT-HOARDER IS TALKING THEN THEY ARE LYING. 100% guaranteed!

  4. TNR Researcher says:

    There’s vast amounts of money to be made if you torture unwanted cats to death with TNR and then parade them in the media for donations.

    Can you spell “Hoax” & “Fraud”?

    These TNR cat-lickers (criminal outdoor-cat-hoarders) who re-spew all the highly manipulative and deceptive lies and misinformation of Alley-Cat-All-Lies didn’t do their due-diligence research.

    Here’s the very first link that any of their followers and supporters should have checked out.

    web D0T archive D0T org SLASH web/20131013073823 SLASH http COLON SLASH SLASH www D0T bbb D0T org SLASH charity-reviews/national/animal-protection/alley-cat-allies-in-bethesda-md-107/financial
    (It looks like Alley-Cat-All-Lies forced BBB to take down the original pages (for being outdated?), to no-doubt run from proof of all their past activities, but these web-archive pages still exist. 🙂 It appears that BBB refuses to re-evaluate them, and for good reason, the first decade was ENOUGH PROOF! Or is it because “Alley Cat ALL LIES” doesn’t want anyone to see their financial reports anymore? Read on …)

    They don’t even meet the criteria to qualify for being a reputable charity organization under “Better Business Bureau” standards. While Becky and all her close friends are laughing all the way to the bank to the tune of over $5M in assets with more than a $7M yearly income. (Their 2013 financial report puts their income at well over $7.2M. No sign of any further financial reports from them for two to three years since this has become widely known. What are they hiding?)

    They all flew to Hawaii in the fall of 2013 for another “cat-conference” because, for some unknown reason, they had to be there to discuss these issues. I wonder how many cats could have been saved from freezing to the pavement each winter from the price of all their flights and lodging and luxurious food, drink, and entertainment in Hawaii? But these TNR group-leaders were so warm and having so much fun! For 2014 they partied in Atlantic-City, Reno, and Vegas! No doubt feeding slot-machines and gyrating g-strings with everyone else’s money.

    For another good laugh check out how much Becky and her friends have been paying themselves with everyone else’s money.
    web D0T archive D0T org SLASH web/20131013073823 SLASH http COLON SLASH SLASH www D0T bbb D0T org SLASH

    According to their 2012 Income-Tax “Form 990”, each of their top employees get paid anywhere from $150,000 to $185,000 PER YEAR. “Not for profit”, my ASS!
    alleycat D0T org SLASH file/document-management—who-we-are/2012_Form_990_ACA.pdf

    They have been launching some damage-control with their “Future Five” program to prove to everyone their true and trustworthy intentions. Awarding a princely $5,000 grant to some deserving group. $5,000 is less than 0.1% of their assets, 0.07% of their 2013 income. They might as well just sh** in the face of every last fool that ever donated to them.

    Support yet another organization that exploits and perpetuates the suffering of animals for their own personal financial gain, then try to sleep well at night.

    This is even more “rich”. I recently discovered that anyone who posts a request for financial help on Alley-Cat-All-Lies Facebook pages is then referred to this page of theirs: alleycat D0T org SLASH economy

    Not ONE link on that page refers to getting actual financial help from Alley-Cat-All-Lies themselves. And even more rich, their very first resource that they send people to, to feed their feral cats, is a national food-bank organization where people donate food to feed needy humans. They are taking the food out of the mouths of needy human infants to feed their diseased vermin cats.

    I don’t think I’ve seen a sadder and more sorry and despicable case of “charity” in my whole life before this.

    Oh wait, that’s right. I forgot. You MUST throw cats out into the streets with Becky Robinson’s TNR programs so they get ran-over by cars or attacked by other cats or other animals, get eaten from the inside-out by parasites or die any other of the myriad heinous and inhumane ways that nearly every last TNR cat dies from “loving attrition”. Then when you find them suffering to death from TNR’s “humane death by attrition”, you can parade them in the media to ask for even more $millions in donations to line your own pockets. This is why HSUS and SPCA loves TNR so much too. You can’t exploit suffering cats for $millions if you humanely euthanize them first! Oh no, you need them to die publicly in the streets if you are going to get any money from cats. It’s the ONLY value they have now — to suffer to death so those who exploit them can get wealthy.

    It’s the new money-making scam! Torture cats to death with TNR and then as they die-off from “attrition” exploit them in the media for even more money! You too can become a deceptive, manipulative, and morally reprehensible $millionaire by following this animal-torturing business-model invented by Becky Robinson!

    My mistake. Carry on.

  5. TNR Researcher says:

    TNR does NOT stop cats from destroying wildlife. TNR is an immature and ignorant person’s manipulative smokescreen tactic.

    Let’s see if we can put this in such simple terms that even you people can comprehend it.

    For every 1 bird killed by ALL OTHER human activities combined, 1,000 birds are tortured-to-death by humans with free-roaming cats. An animal death ratio of 1 to 1,000.

    For every 1 small non-bird animal killed by ALL OTHER human activities combined, 20,000 small animals are tortured-to-death by humans with free-roaming cats. An animal death ratio of 1 to 20,000.

    Cats ARE an activity of humans. If there were no humans there wouldn’t be even one of your man-made invasive-species cats anywhere on earth today. Your cats exist because of YOU.

    YOU are to blame for this global ecological disaster today — no-one else — just YOU.

    Now do something about it. Remove every last one of your invasive-species cats from every ecosystem, or you’ll see that what is happening in Australia right now happening right outside your own doors. The cat-owners by me lost hundreds of their cats from their cats being shot to death and buried. Are yours next? Is that what it will take before you learn your well-deserved and well-earned lessons at long-last? That’s what it took for the ones by me to finally learn and grow-up into responsible and respectable adults. They don’t DARE let even 1 cat roam free anymore, to do so means certain death for their cat, within hours of them doing so. They finally grew-up into responsible humans. When will you? After hundreds, thousands, millions of your cats are shot and poisoned to death right outside your own doors? Most likely! You’re all just that criminally-negligent and criminally-irresponsible and brain-dead. Why is nobody ever surprised by that, we all accept that that is just how you are. That is why everyone else will now solve the problem for you that YOU created and that YOU refuse to solve. Just as I solved it permanently where I live by shooting and burying hundreds of your cats for you.

    Your choice!

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