FCCO Spay/Neuter clinics for feral and stray cats

 
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Dec 27, 2012

What's MATH have to do with CATS? (Barney's Story)

Barney
Barney

Barney lives on the water's edge of Sauvie Island near Portland. Her caregiver, Julie, thought he was a male cat until she found four kittens. Julie put out more bowls of food, but wondered how many more kittens would be born in the future.

Thankfully Julie found FCCO, and now Barney and her kittens are all spayed/neutered. The breeding cycle is broken and there won't be any more kittens. Barney is lucky. She doesn't need to worry about where her next meal will come from and she won't endure future pregnancies.

Last year, the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon (FCCO) spayed/neutered more than 6,600 cats. If each cat had a litter of four like Barney, we prevented 26,400 kitten births last year alone. Over the past four years, we increased the number of surgeries performed by 63%. The need for our services remains strong and we want to continue to help as many cats as possible.

Watch Barney's story here http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=je4KCAXyU78

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One of Barney's kittens
Barney
Barney's kitten checks out trap

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Devon Jahn

Development Coordinator
Portland, OR United States

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