Did You Know: Very Young Cats Can Have Kittens!

Gray Cat

Did you know? Kittens as young as 4 months old can get pregnant. Be part of the solution. Trap-Neuter-vaccinate-Return. The only humane way to improve the lives of community cats. Call Scruff at 518-526-3372 for more information, or check our Contact Page here.

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2020 Spay Day Schedule

Moonlight the Tuxedo Cat

Good News!  SCRUFF has announced the Spay Day Schedule for 2020. You can view the Spay Day Schedule here. You may also download a copy of the Spay Day Schedule here. Spay Days take place at the Animal Protective Foundation (APF).  Their address is: Animal Protective Foundation 53 Maple Avenue…

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Did You Know that SCRUFF Is A 501(3c)?

A SCRUFF Volunteer

Yes, it is true! SCRUFF is a nonprofit 501(c)3 advocacy organization working to end the killing of free roaming cats and provide property owners with resources to implement a low cost, long term, nonlethal cat management solution in the Greater Capital region. We have been very successful, but we need…

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January Is A Tough Time Of Year

Tabby Cat

“Baby, it’s cold outside!”  Well, that’s what the old song says. And that song is right!  January is a mighty cold time of the year. Although SCRUFF does not do feral cat removal or take in stray cats of kittens, we know of organizations who do that sort of thing.…

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Are You Concerned About Animal Cruelty?

Little Cat

Are you concerned about animal cruelty? We all should be. But, remember, SCRUFF is NOT an investigative organization. If you see or  suspect animal cruelty or abuse, call your local law enforcement agency immediately, or call the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society at (518) 434-8128. You can visit their website mohawkhumanesociety.org…

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Feral Fact: Feral Cats Are Not Adoptable!

Litter of Cats

We are often asked, “Why feral cats can’t “just be captured” and adopted out as pets?” That is a very good question. But the answer is fairly simple. Feral cats are not adoptable! Although they are the same species as our household pet cats, they are adapted to living out…

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Building Community Cat Shelters with SCRUFF

With winter right around the corner prepare your local community cats for the upcoming chilly weather by making them new housing! On Saturday, October 26, SCRUFF will be building community cat shelters from 12:30 p.m – 4:30 p.m. at the Pine Hills Branch Library Location: Pine Hills Library Large meeting…

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2019 SCRUFF TNvR Schedule

Looking to find one of our upcoming clinics? Check out our 2019 Spay Day Schedule. For more information on how to schedule an appointment visit the Our Services, Trapping, and Contact tabs.

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