PROJECT TNR seeks to make New Jersey a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) friendly state by providing assistance to caregivers and municipalities alike. Through this program we:
- Support feral cat caregivers through advocacy, networking, education and access to funding when available by:
- maintaining an email listserv of caregivers for sharing of resources and experiences
- making educational materials available
- distributing our Nexus News newsletter for networking purposes and to keep abreast of the latest news on TNR in New Jersey
- working with veterinarians to provide low cost spay/neuter options
- holding training workshops
- connecting caregivers with local experienced TNR advocates and organizations who can assist in implementing a TNR program
To learn more about Project TNR’s services for caregivers, contact Sandra Obi, Project TNR Director via email or at 1-978-CAT-LADY (978-228-5239), Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm.
- Provide New Jersey municipalities with the information and tools needed to establish an effective TNR policy and program. For municipal officials Project TNR will:
- offer presentations to health and animal control officers, administrators and mayors and council members on the many benefits of instituting a TNR program
- help devise and implement a TNR program
- advocate on the state level for funding and support of TNR
- works with municipal officials to explore funding options and find the lowest cost spay/neuter services in the area
- draft ordinances and policies with relation to a TNR program
- connect your town with experienced TNR individuals and organizations in your area who may be able to implement your TNR program with you or for you
- assist with management of feral cat populations in apartment or high volume housing areas
- support and provide public education opportunities emphasizing the benefits of spaying and neutering
Additionally, Project TNR offers these services to apartment or condominium managers looking to manage feral cat populations.
To learn more about Project TNR’s services for municipalities, contact Michelle Lerner, Project TNR Policy Specialist at 732-446-6808 or via email.