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TNR Training and Events

Feeding outdoor cats? See stray cats? Be the one to stop another generation from being homeless – Get them fixed!

Learn best practices in caring for community cats, humane trapping for sterilization, winter sheltering tips and colony management.

Class certification entitles you to $25 TNR sterilization package at All About Animals Rescue; package includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine and mandatory eartip. Normally $55.

 

In Person Training Available in Warren

 

Next Warren Class: November 14, 2021; 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

All About Animals Rescue
23451 Pinewood Street, Warren, MI 48091
586-879-1745

How do I register? Class registration is required by the Saturday prior to class, 5 pm. Please email your name, telephone number, city of residence and class date you will be attending to tnr@allaboutanimalsrescue.org.

Class Fee: $10 fee covers class supplies and a take home TNR handbook. Groups are welcome to share a book. Pay at the door.

COVID-19:
Masks are required for all participants.
If you have been exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days of class or are experiencing symptoms – please attend one of our online classes instead.

 

Online TNR Training Options

 

Neighborhood Cats TNR Training/certification:

Online Webinar in conjunction with Community Cats Podcast and All About Animals Rescue
First Saturday of each month
2 pm to 4:30 pm
$10 Fee
Register Here

Expert instructors will teach you best practices for Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and colony management. Learn what TNR is and why it works. We’ll cover getting along with neighbors, preparations for trapping, trapping itself (including entire colonies at once), feeding, providing winter shelter and more. Take advantage of the interactive format, extensive handouts, and video footage of actual projects. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance and gain access to an ongoing Facebook group for networking with other TNR activists. Instructed by Susan Richmond, Executive Director of Neighborhood Cats, and Bryan Kortis, National Programs Director. 

 

TNR Zoom Training/certification:

Online
3rd Sunday of every month (excepting September and major holidays; check back for schedule)
2 pm to 4:30 pm
Next class: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Upcoming: Nov 21, Dec 19

    • Class is free.
    • Video participation required.
    • Registration required.
    • To register for Zoom TNR class, please email the following information to tnr@allaboutanimalsrescue.org by Saturday morning prior to class:
      • Attendee’s first and last name
      • Address
      • Telephone number (please note if the number has text capability)
      • Preferred email address
      • If more than one attendee, please provide each attendees information.
      • You will receive login and class instructions prior to the class. If you do not, please alert us at tnr@allaboutanimalsrescue.org.

 

Find out more about All About Animals Rescue’s TNR program and how we can help you.

 

Online Resources Accessible Anytime:

Neighborhood Cats TNR Handbook
Neighborhood Cats, How to perform a Mass Trapping for TNR

Alley Cat Allies Resources

 

Want to Help Community Cats? – Volunteer Opportunities

If you are willing to help, please contact:tnr@allaboutanimalsrescue.org, with your contact information and what areas you are willing to volunteer in. We need help in the following areas:

•Transport of the cats before and after surgery is desperately needed.

•Trapping

•Building winterized shelters for outside cats

•Mentoring others

•Recovery – keeping the cats for a few days while they recover

•Cutting up blankets and sewing them to make trap covers

•Rotating days with a care taker to feed a colony

 

Don’t Have Time? Donate! See Our TNR Wish List!

Contact us about TNR by emailing us at tnr@allaboutanimalsrescue.org

 

COVID-19 Cat Food Assistance: We are grateful to be the recipient of an Alley Cat Allies emergency disaster grant bringing food relief to caretakers in need. Nearly 7,000 lbs of food is helping cats in Warren and surrounding areas stay fed during the COVID-19 crisis. Email tnr@allaboutanimalsrescue.org