Implementation of a Feral Cat Management Program on a University Campus

  title={Implementation of a Feral Cat Management Program on a University Campus},
  author={K. Hughes and M. Slater},
  journal={Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science},
  pages={15 - 28}
  • K. Hughes, M. Slater
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science
  • In August 1998, Texas A&M University implemented on campus a trap-test-vaccinate-alter-return-monitor (TTVARM) program to manage the feral cat population. TTVARM is an internationally recognized term for trapping and neutering programs aimed at management of feral cat populations. In this article we summarize results of the program for the period August 1998 to July 2000. In surgery laboratories, senior veterinary students examined cats that were humanely trapped once a month and tested them… CONTINUE READING
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