1) They are members of the same species; they are domestic cats.
2) They can be found in the city, rural areas, in the suburbs, etc.
3) It is our responsibility to manage their populations.
4) Through TNR, they can all be fixed and vaccinated.
Community Cat (Stray)
1) They are cats living outdoors that once had owners and have been lost or abandoned.
2) Over time they may become feral due to dwindling human contact.
3) Some may be friendly and will approach you for attention, while others it may take time to befriend. Either way, they are or can be socialized.
4) Once befriended, they may be socialized enough to be an indoor cat or even adopted, but that may take patience and time.
1) They are cats living outdoors that have never been inside nor ever have had contact with humans.
2) They are fearful of people and survive on their own in the outdoors.
3) Feral cats will never be socialized, a lap cat, nor be an indoor cat.
4) Feral cats often live in a group called a colony. The colony lives in and defends a territory that has food and shelter available.
5) Kittens born to feral cats can be socialized at an early age and adopted.
6) Once trapped and neutered, return them back to their colony or outdoor territory.
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