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Baby, It Is Coooold Outside!

As the old song says, “Baby, it’s cold outside!” January is a mighty cold time of the year. To help community cats stay warm this winter… As temperatures dip below freezing and even colder, community cats face additional challenges to find adequate shelter. If you are providing food and water…

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SCRUFF again contracted with the Upstate Spay and Neuter Mobile Van and secured monthly Wednesday clinics for March 17th, April 14th and May 12th. The mobile van will be located behind the Towne Bowling Academy Inc, 1601 Altamont Avenue, Schenectady. If interested in making a spay or neuter appointment for…

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A Photo of A Cat … Because everyone loves photos of cats!

Photograph by Aleksandar Popovski. To see more of Aleksandar’s photos, please visit https://unsplash.com/@popovski. We have posted this photograph of a cat on a mat because everyone loves photos of cats. This picture is one of our favorites.  

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And Now A Word from Tommy

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Another Success Story

We are so pleased to receive a note like this one: My neighbor … had put us in touch as I was figuring out how to deal with neutering our 2 semi-feral kittens. You were so helpful and put my might right. It went swimmingly – even the entrapment –…

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Photo From A “SCRUFF Fan”

Every now and then we are lucky enough to see a photo of a cat that has made itself at home with one of our “SCRUFF fan” families.  We recently received this photo of Luna who has been a resident of Guilderland for several years. Luna is NOT a feral…

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March Spay Day Big Success!

SCRUFF is very pleased to announce that the March 15 Spay Day clinic was our very first of 2020. It was a tremendous success with 35 community cats spayed or neutered. To see our upcoming Spay Day schedule, visit this page. COVID-19 Note As the Coronavirus pandemic evolves, our participating…

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A TNvR Story

We recently received this story and we thought that it was something important to pass on: My husband, neighbors and I rescued 3 kittens born under a shed in Niskayuna.  We also had the mama cat and another black and white male cat, both feral. We fed mama a ton…

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A Special Letter of Thanks

We appreciate the fact that so many people appreciate what we do! Is that “appreciate 2“?  Perhaps it is.  But the fact is that we are thrilled to receive a letter like the one quoted below. Thank you for providing this very worthwhile service to our local communities. Please accept…

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Tommy Says: “I am practicing social distancing!”

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