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Request for T/N/V/R Assistance
All colonies put through S.N.K.I.'s T/N/V/R Program become "managed" feral cat colonies. In order to be eligible for Spay Neuter Kingston Initiative's T/N/V/R (Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate/Return) Program, you must be willing to continue to care for, provide shelter for and to provide food for the colony for the duration of its lifetime. An on-site visit to view the colony and location, by a member of S.N.K.I., is required - at our discretion - prior to acceptance into the program. Note that all cats accepted into and fixed through our Program will be "ear tipped".
As colony caretaker(s), it will be up to you to live-trap the cats from your colony and transport them to their spay/neuter appointments. Other arrangements can be made on an individual colony basis and are dependent on
We will require the names and contact information for one primary and one secondary (if applicable) caretaker. We will then contact the primary caretaker by phone or email to verify that s/he is a bona fide colony worker. Beyond this first contact, personal information supplied for caretakers will only be used for administrative purposes, and will not be shared with any third party.
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How did you hear about Spay Neuter Kingston Initiative?
Choose a name for your colony. The use of pseudonyms is permitted in order to ensure confidentiality of the exact location of your colony.
Indicate the location of the colony
Enter the street address of your colony
Enter the closest intersection to your colony. The closest intersection need not be the actual intersection of the colony, but should be within a reasonable distance from your colony.
Describe your colony setting.
Commercial (store, parking lot, factory, undeveloped commercial land)
Municipal property (park, other city, family)
Enter the year that your colony became active. This is the year in which any of the following began: feeding, trapping, spay/neutering, TNVR, fostering/adoption of feral or stray cats.
Indicate if your colony is managed by an organization or by one or more individuals.
Enter the total number of cats in the colony.
Enter number of Males, Females, and kittens. Enter information for males and females separately.
How many cats in your colony have died or disappeared?
Enter information for males and females separately, and distinguish between cats who have died from natural causes, under suspicious circumstances, or from euthanasia:
If the colony is no longer receiving care, indicate how this came about.
Insufficient physical resources
Caretaker being prevented from caring for the colony
Attrition through natural deaths/causes
Fostering or adoption
Relocation of the colony
Other: Please explain.
Enter the number of cats that have been spayed or neutered to date.
Indicate if you ever practice early-age spaying or neutering (under 4 months)
Identify where spay/neuter surgery is performed.
Under an OSPCA or Humane Society spay/neuter program
Surgery performed under a municipality spay/neuter program
Surgery performed by a private veterinarian associated with a rescue group spay/neuter program
Surgery performed by a private veterinarian not associated with a rescue group spay/neuter program
No spay/neuter surgery performed
Post spay/neuter: were cats ear-tipped.
Post spay/neuter: How many males and females were returned to the colony or removed for fostering/adoption?
If any cats (usually kittens) were removed for fostering/adoption without being spayed or neutered by you, enter them here.
For those cats/kittens removed without being spayed or neutered, what assurances do you have that they were eventually fixed?
How many individuals are involved in your colony.
Do any of these individuals fill the following roles?
Indicate how many traps/carriers/recovery cages you have access to for the colony.
Do you need to borrow or have access to traps/carriers/recovery cages from other sources.
What type of shelter does your colony have access to?
Rubbermaid tub-type structure
What type of feeding structure does your colony have access to?
Inside a small/large building (shed/garage/barn)
In a covered feeding station
At an open feeding station
In dishes on the ground, etc.
Colony and Trap-Neuter-Return Training:
How many colony workers do you consider to be trained and/or experienced in live trapping?
Do you have colony workers who are knowledgeable and experienced enough to become trainers for others?
If any of your colony workers have received training in live trapping from a source outside of your colony, how can we contact the training source?
Indicate if any local residents are aware of your colony.
If yes, on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being least, 10 being highest) how supportive are these residents of the work being done in the colony?
Has any community outreach/educational activities providing information on your colony taken place?
If yes, on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being least, 10 being highest) indicate how successful these were.
Is there any assistance that you specifically require with your colony? THIS IS NOT AN OFFER OF ASSISTANCE. We will help if we are able, the purpose is to gather numbers at this point in time.
Help with feeding?
Help with building of feeding stations?
Help with building of winter shelters?
Assistance with spay/neutering?
Date Request Submitted:
Note: If your submission is successful, you will receive an immediate confirmation notice. All fields must be filled.
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