Preparing to start controlling feral cat population in 2012

Carter Haydu
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Glady Bell chairs the Band City Stray Cat Rescue and Protection Society annual general meeting at Moose Jaw Public Library on Sunday, March 18, 2012

Feral cats are about to get spayed and neutered in the Friendly City.

The Band City Stray Cat Rescue and Protection Society (SCRAPS) is going to begin capturing feral cats in the commercial and residential portions of the community this spring, having the animals ‘fixed’ before releasing them back into the urban wilds with access to shelter available.

The 2012 year for SCRAPS, the first year the organization would be actively trapping wild felines, began with the non-profit organization’s annual general meeting at Moose Jaw Public Library on Sunday.

“We’re going to start this year and see what we can get done,” SCRAPS founder and board president Glady Bell told the Times-Herald just prior to Sunday’s meeting.

For more on this story, read an upcoming edition of the Times-Herald.

Organizations: Band City Stray Cat Rescue and Protection Society, Times-Herald, Moose Jaw Public Library

Geographic location: Friendly

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  • lizzy
    March 20, 2012 - 11:23

    Well cat problem,it sounds like the extreme stress you are under over this might just put you under the flowers sooner than you think.I do have the same problem you do buy i clean it up just like i used to do when my kids were babies.Good luck down the road.Maybe a talk with the owners might help.

  • cat problem
    March 20, 2012 - 09:00

    Well lizard give me your address and I will drop off everything the little flea bags leave in my flower beds on your doorstep,sounds like you would be happy to deal with it!!!

  • lizzy
    March 20, 2012 - 06:37

    Cat problem,Who gave you the soul right to live? Remember,someday you'll be the one under the flowers.

  • cat problem
    March 19, 2012 - 23:32

    The only thing these pest should be getting is a needle,they are nothing but a problem and the money shouldn't be wasted in fixing them in this way,they should be permanently fixed,my flowers beds would be so happy!

  • Matthew Carleton
    March 19, 2012 - 17:14

    Amazing work Gladys! Its awesome that a dedicated and motivated individual like yourself is taking initiative to reduce animal suffering in Moose Jaw. Keep up the good work!