Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chickenman7, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. chickenman7

    chickenman7 Songster

    Sep 11, 2007
    [​IMG]:barnie I have stray cats everywhere.I tried trapping and releasing, didn't work.What should I do!!
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2007
  2. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Songster

    Nov 23, 2007
    Claiborne County Tn.
    trap and shoot.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Feral cat's repopulate quickly. As soon as you relocate, they breed, have more, and come back.

    See if there is a place near you:

    , I would trap and shoot. They won't go away and know how to come "home"
  4. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Trao and spay/neuter. THe population will slowly die down and no more unwanted kittens.

    Also, you dont have to shoot---most vet hospitals I have worked at will euth for free in that kind of situation if you just drop them off in the trap.
  5. Yonaton

    Yonaton Songster

    Jun 28, 2007
    West TN
    Shoot 'em and put 'em out in the middle of a field somewhere for the vultures to eat, this way the vultures are fed and the bodies are cleaned up, even the mice and field rats will gnaw on the bones a little bit to get the calcium their bodies need (the small animals and others like foxes and coyotes and such will do this also, along with gnawing on dropped deer antlers to get calcium).

    If it's done this way, the vet won't raise prices on *other* things (if they're euthanizing for free, there's no way they aren't upping the price elsewhere to make up for the time and money of the drugs used), and they won't have to worry about finding room to bury the carcasses or waste fuel and energy burning them.

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