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: December 12, 2021; 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
All About Animals Rescue
23451 Pinewood Street, Warren, MI 48091
How do I register? Class registration is required by the day before class, by 5 pm. Please email your name, telephone number, city of residence and class date you will be attending to email@example.com.
Class Fee: $10 fee covers class supplies and a take home TNR handbook. Groups are welcome to share a book. Pay at the door.
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
1) 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
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.
2) TNR Zoom Training/certification:
3rd Sunday of every month (excepting September and major holidays; check back for schedule)
2 pm to 4:30 pm
Next class: Sunday, December 19, 2021
- Class is free.
- Video participation required.
- Registration required.
- To register for Zoom TNR class, please email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday morning prior to class:
- Attendee’s first and last name
- 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 email@example.com.
Online Resources Accessible Anytime:
- Please check out Neighborhood Cats
Want to Help Community Cats? – Volunteer Opportunities
If you are willing to help, please contact:firstname.lastname@example.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.
•Building winterized shelters for outside cats
•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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org