2nd Quarter Network Member Profile: Humane Ohio

Humane Ohio is a 501c3 organization whose mission is to end dog and cat overpopulation in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan by offering high-quality, affordable spay/neuter services and promoting responsible pet care. The organization began by operating a monthly MASH (mobile animal sterilization hospital) style spay/neuter program for cats only in July 2002. In 2006, a stationary Read More …

1st Quarter 2019 Member Profile: Cleveland APL

Cleveland Animal Protective League (APL) Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program Since the Cleveland APL TNR program’s inception in 2008, nearly 50,000 free-roaming cats (~4,511/year) have been sterilized and released to live out their lives without producing more homeless litters of kittens. The program focuses on helping community cats living in Cleveland and the Cuyahoga County suburbs. Trappers Read More …

1st Quarter 2018 Network Member Profile: The Rascal Unit

From the start, the Rascal Unit has provided sterilization services for community cats because of the benefits that trap-neuter-return (TNR) offers both to cats and to the communities in which they reside. Surgeries for TNR efforts are offered to individual Ohio residents, and the Rascal Unit partners with rescue/TNR organizations to do large-scale projects. Rascal Read More …

4th Quarter 2017 Network Member Profile: Rachel Vanek

Rachel Vanek, a resident of North Ridgeville, has been actively participating in TNR efforts–trapping and caring for colonies–and fostering adoptable cats in her home for just over a year. She initially became involved with community cats by volunteering at the Friendship Animal Protective League in Elyria. Vanek quickly learned the ins and outs of trapping Read More …