No sooner did Saturday Night Live make good fun of this story about a town offering a $5 bounty on feral cats, did news come from the Des Moines Register and many others that the good folks in the tiny town of Randolph, Iowa have gone and rescinded the offer. Instead, following a mountain of protests, they will be working with the Feline Friendz of Omaha to trap and neuter the cats. The issue is probably not truly resolved though, since the article notes that the mayor of Randolph didn't realize that the cats get returned to where they were picked up once they've been neutered.
Thank you for posting this. I collect news items about the negative aspects of cats and dogs.
Unfortunately, I believe, for sterilization to programs to work you actually need to have sterile animals running around in the wild...
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