Characteristics of free-roaming cats evaluated in a trap-neuter-return program.

@article{Scott2002CharacteristicsOF,
  title={Characteristics of free-roaming cats evaluated in a trap-neuter-return program.},
  author={K. C. Scott and J. Levy and P. Crawford},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={221 8},
  pages={
          1136-8
        }
}
  • K. C. Scott, J. Levy, P. Crawford
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • OBJECTIVE To determine characteristics of free-roaming cats evaluated in a trap-neuter-return program. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 5,323 free-roaming cats. PROCEDURE Data collected included sex, maturity, pregnancy status, number of fetuses per pregnancy, cryptorchidism, and occurrence of complications or euthanasia. RESULTS Adult cats represented 85% of the population, and 57% were female. Overall, 19% of adult females were pregnant, and mean litter size was 3.6 fetuses… CONTINUE READING
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