Trap, neuter, vaccinate, and return (TNVR) is the most effective and humane method of curbing reproduction in the feral or stray cat populations in the community. The process of TNVR involves humanely trapping feral cats, neutering them and providing vaccines, and then returning them to their outdoor homes once they have recovered. CAT's goal is to provide a better quality of life to cats in central Virginia through TNVR practices and providing basic medical and nutritional care.
In order to achieve this goal, CAT will:
Do you need help with a few neighborhood strays, a newly found litter of kittens, or even an outdoor colony? Contact CAT by using the contact form below or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Just make sure to include your preferred contact information and the location of the cat(s) in need.)
Along with the City of Charlottesville, CAT serves the following 12 counties and localities: Albemarle, Augusta, Buckingham, Culpeper, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, and Orange.
Watch a brief video of our President, Betsy Ballenger, describing our TNVR program: