The Humane Society of Central Arizona does not accept feral cats turned into the shelter facility. However, HSCAZ is a supporter of the Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) program of feral cats. If you are interested in learning more about TNR, please contact Rim Country Friends of Ferals a local 501(c)(3) specializing in feral cat TNR.
Communities typically employ one of three methodologies to deal with feral cats:
While it is easy to understand why doing nothing has little effect on reducing feral cat populations (and, in fact, encourages growth), it may not be as easy to understand why eradication does not work.