Baby, It Is Coooold Outside!

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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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Welcome to Fall: Prepare for Winter

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The lovely call colors are great for viewing and “leaf peeping”, but they are a reminder that the cold weather of winter will be upon us soon. We know that many of our regular SCRUFF readers are concerned about the feral cats in our community.  We thought that you might…

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Another Success Story

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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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A TNvR Story

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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

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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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A Note of Thanks

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We thought you might be interested in reading this note that we recently received: Thanks for your help with our stray cat “Big Red”. Things worked out well. (Ed) We express our thank to you, Ed, for letting us help you with Big Red!

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Free TNR Workshop Coming Up On March 8

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The first TNR Workshop for 2020 will be held on March 8th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Animal Protective Foundation. Join SCRUFF and APF to discover how to help your neighborhood cats. Registration is required. Call Stephanie at (518) 374-3944 ext. 121 or email johnson@animalprotective.org to register.…

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Tommy Asks for Volunteers

Tommy asks for volunteers

If you would like to help with SCRUFF’s TNvR programs, please call 518-526-3372 or visit our Volunteer page.