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Do unspayed and unneutered friendly stray cats have owners?

  • 1.  Do unspayed and unneutered friendly stray cats have owners?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Hello,
    In the cat rescue community a common assumption is that if a friendly stray cat (not feral) is unneutered or unspayed then the cat either does not have a human family looking for him/her or that family isn't really taking care of the cat and that no efforts should be made to find an owner (such as putting up flyers or posting on social media).  Do you all agree with this?
    I'd like to hear how other organizations are approaching unspayed/unneutered friendly cats that come to them. To be fair, cat rescues are usually quite overwhelmed and may not have the resources to find an owner for every cat that comes in, especially when there's no chip or collar as is usually the case with unspayed and unneutered stray cats.
    Thanks!

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    Adelia Harrison
    Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition
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