Media Alert: The Manchester Cat Trap Launches June 16-19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sue Kerr Phone: 412-216-3535 Email: [email protected]   The Manchester Cat Trap Launches June 16-19, 2021 Pittsburgh, PA.—June 19, 2021—The Manchester Cat Trap Project and Pet Food Distribution project will begin Wednesday, June 16 through June 19th.  The all-volunteer group is dedicated to trapping, neutering, vaccinating, and releasing (TNVR) outdoor community cats […]

Welcome Aboard to Our New Foster Cat Trio: Catamaran, Marina, and Tug #KittensAhoy

Kittens Ahoy

Last week, the good folks at Homeless Cat Management Team successfully mass trapped 18 kittens, 15 adults, and recovered some deceased of various ages. This was Clairton. They TNVRd the adults at the clinic the next day and the kittens were vetted and divided into foster homes. Bringing in 18 kittens at one time is […]

Update on #ManchesterCatTrap – We Need Just $861 to TNR 50 cats here on the Northside

We are getting down to the wire. How to donateGoFundMe https://gofund.me/02eac7b7Venmo @pghlesbianCashApp @pghlesbianPaypal.me/pghlesbian The basic TNVR package is $70. As of today, we have enough to TNVR 39.57 cats. We need $61 to cover 40 cats — JUST $61!! – and $761 to reach 50. THEN we can pay for supplies and expenses.  Another way to […]

#ManchesterCatTrap To Help Emergency Rescue of 19 Kittens from Clairton

The foster group that Laura and I work with is called Pittsburgh C.A.T. which is affiliated with the Homeless Cat Management Team. They are not officially involved in the #ManchesterCatTrap, but have been a great source of support. This weekend, we received a notice that two of the most experienced trappers had gone to Clairton […]

The #ManchesterCatTrap is Happening and Here is What We Need

Plans are underway for the big event on June 19, 2021.   We have raised enough money so far to TNVR 30+ cats and now have nearly 4 pallets of pet food to distribute. We have volunteers working on many tasks. And here’s what we still need (money, of course.) If you can lend or […]

The #ManchesterCatTrap Will Be Saving Cats and Feeding Pets on Saturday, June 19

We hope you will join us for a mini “mass trapping” event of homeless and feral cats in the Manchester neighborhood on the Northside. The date is Saturday June 19 and the location is “near my backyard” along Faulsey Way. What are we doing? We are TNVRing (Trap, Neuter/Spay, Vaccinate, Return) feral cats from the […]

The #ManchesterCatTrap Offers Free TNVR and a Pet Food Distribution to Pittsburgh’s Northside

TNVR

There are a lot of cats without homes in Manchester and nearby neighborhoods. I’ve trapped 12 this year alone and I’m definitely a novice. So wit the advice of experienced trappers, I proposed a “mass trapping” where colony caretakers and volunteer trappers get the kitties and we take them en masse to the Fix’n Wag’n […]

It is 4:30 AM. Do you know where your feral cat is?

feral cat escape

Early this morning, oh so very early, I woke up to pee and slung my legs reluctantly off the bed to make my way across the hall when I saw something out of the corner of my eye. Sure it was an optical illusion, I rubbed my eyes and squinted into the still very early […]

Cat Lady Chronicles – No, That’s not a Maine Coon and Yes, We Do Need Cat Food

TNR Pittsburgh

Here’s our latest adventures Helena Cassadine seems a little down so we were able to get into a follow-up appointment with Fix’n Wag’n where she had been spayed a year ago. The good news is that she is physically healthy – her teeth are especially excellent. The bad news is that I had to drive […]

Delivering Cat Food to Neighbors in Need

This was an exhausting, but good week – I had the opportunity to deliver hundreds of pounds of cat food to neighbors managing cat colonies via the Pgh Cat Food Drive. We helped trap one lost cat (see that story here) and we are on the trail of another missing cat who escaped his trap […]