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In general, avid birders, conservationists, ecologists, environmentalists, wildlife biologists, wildlife rehabilitators and wildlife veterinarians oppose Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) or feral cat colony management. To view some current opinions, position statements and resolutions on free-roaming and feral cats please click on the links below.

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians

American Bird Conservancy

American Ornithologists' Union

American Society of Mammalogists

American Veterinary Medical Association

Armed Forces Pest Management Board

Association of Avian Veterinarians

Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians

NEW   Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

Colorado Veterinary Medical Association

Cooper Ornithological Society

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

County Of Los Angeles Departments Of Public Health and Animal Care and Control

D.E.L.T.A. Rescue

Department of the Navy

NEW   Florida Ornithological Society

Florida Veterinary Medical Association

Georgia Ornithological Society

Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation

NEW   Houston Audubon

International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council

Maryland Ornithological Society

Middlesex County (New Jersey) Public Health Department

National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians

National Audubon Society

National Wildlife Federation

National Wildlife Federation (blog)

NEW   National Wildlife Federation
Control and Eradication of Invasive Predators on Islands

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

New Jersey Association of County and City Health Officials

New Jersey Fish & Game Council and New Jersey Endangered & Nongame Species Advisory Committee

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

NEW   North American Bluebird Society

Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

St. Petersburg Audubon Society

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Tucson Audubon

NEW   Tulsans for Public Safety

University of Illinois Springfield

The Wildlife Society statement on Feral and Free-Ranging Domestic Cats.

The Wildlife Society statement on Invasive and Feral Species.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service March 2011
Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex
Integrated Pest Management Plan

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

Western Governors' Association

Wildlife Disease Association (page 5)

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