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Tarboro TNR

P.O. Box 342, Tarboro, NC 27886

Contact Sue Adams
Email tarborotnr@yahoo.com
Phone (252) 702-2099
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Areas Tarboro TNR serves

A group of volunteers in Edgecombe County, North Carolina committed to managing our cat population through a spay and neuter program, public eucation, and maintaining selected feral cat colonies. We work with the Town of Tarboro to improve conditions at its animal shelter and pull adoptable kittens and cats, foster them, and prepare them for adoption. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit incorporated in the State of North Carolina.

Tarboro TNR's adoption process

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We rescue kittens and adoptable owner-surrendered cats from the Town of Tarboro Animal Shelter, provide foster care (spay/neuter, medical) and offer them for adoption.

Adoption fee for cats & kittens is $50 or 2 for $90. All cats have been spayed/neutered, and vaccinated for rabies.

About Tarboro TNR

Tarboro TNR is comprised of volunteers that are dedicated to the health and safety of Tarboro's feral cat population. First we identify a feral cat comunity. We then notify folks in the neighborhood that we will be trapping in the area. Volunteers set humane traps which attract free-roaming cats in targeted neighborhoods. After the cats are trapped they are transported to one of our cooperating vets where the cat is spayed or neutered. Each cat is then ear tipped to indentify it as a TNR cat. The cat is then transported to a volunteers home for a period of recovery before it is returned to it's original location. If for some reason the cat(s) cannot be returned to the original location then a safe alternate location is selected for release.

We are also a rescue group. We rescue cats from the Tarboro Animal Shelter, and take them back to our Foster House, where the cats live. We then socialize the cats if they're not too trusting of humans, and once socialized enough, we take them out to PetSmarts in Rocky Mount, Wilson & Smithfield on most weekends for adoption events. We also have local adoption events and offer scheduled visits at the Foster House.

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