Cats on Aoshima island, Japan

Cat islands of Japan: Where felines outnumber their human caretakers

There are dozens of islands off the coasts of Japan that known as ‘cat islands’. This is because the number of cats that live on these islands outnumber the humans living there. Aoshima for instance only had seven people living there as of 2021, and is reported to have over 10 cat residents for every … Read more

Cat in an open cage

Trap Neuter Return: The program that can help contribute to healthy cat populations

Trap Neuter Return (TNR) is a program engaged in by many animal rescues, charities, and volunteer networks across America. The goal of the program is to help control the populations of “freeroaming” cats, those that are feral or strays. This process involves the trapping of cats that have not been spayed or neutered in humane … Read more