I like the ideaof a tattoo in the ear.  What does it say?  How would one know 
the cat has been spayed/neuterd and when?  Does it give name of owner or vet?


---- Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote: 
> We have one cat from NJ that has a tiny earring at the base of the ear, and
> another cat from NY that has a tattoo ('04) inside the ear, when he was
> neutered.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria Lane
> Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2011 10:08 AM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Please Share Thoughts on TNR Dilemma
> 
> Well clipping the ear is for ferals, so not for domestics that folks are
> taking constant care of. Regular vets prob don't deal w that much. There are
> only certain vets that we can take ferals to, others won't deal with them.
> 
> Gloria
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Aug 13, 2011, at 7:08 AM, "Diane Rosenfeldt" <drosenfe...@wi.rr.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > Sounds like a good start! Are you doing the eye contact stuff -- not
> > staring, doing the "slow blink" etc.? The future enclosure sounds like a
> > great idea.
> > 
> > Diane R.
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Bonnie Hogue
> > Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:22 AM
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Please Share Thoughts on TNR Dilemma
> > 
> > Thanks, Gloria.
> > I guess "regular" vets don't clip the ear because people would freak out
> > about how their cat looks.  Forgotten Felines, our local TNR organization
> > (filled with Angels, by the way) did clip her ear.
> > She's now on my porch (we're having a cool summer, oddly enough) and seems
> > okay.  I am beginning to really like her.  Tonight I sat out in the
> > beautiful, nearly full moon evening, drinking a beer and singing to her (I
> > make up a song for all my cats -- this one was about how Hemy had a hard
> > life but came through alright anyway and now things are better).  I'll
> feel
> > better is she won't "shun" me -- right now she turns her back on me or
> > hisses, letting me know just how mad she is about this whole thing.  Poor
> > darling!  Tonight I tried to buy her love with canned food.  We'll see how
> > that goes!
> > ~B.
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane
> > Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 8:19 PM
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Please Share Thoughts on TNR Dilemma
> > 
> > If you put the kitty in a cage or secure porch or outbuilding for a couple
> > of weeks, she will learn where she gets her food, where home is, and
> > hopefully stay around.  Course this depends on your having the right
> > weather, or a porch with the right temperature and protection, etc.
> > 
> > You might also be able to find someone who takes outdoor cats, who will do
> > the same thing, to keep kitty put up for a while so that she learns where
> > home is. I gather they didn't "eartip" to show that kitty was altered,
> > unfortunately.
> > 
> > Good luck with your kitty -
> > 
> > Gloria
> > 
> > 
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