On MARCH 19TH at 10:00 am a meeting of the Board of Cook County Commissioners convened and hundreds of concerned citizens showed up to show their support for TNR and for the Cook County Managed Feral Cat Ordinance which has protected outside cats and their caretakers for five years. WHAT HAPPENED At 11:30, the line [...]
Cook County won over Bridgeview and struck down their ordinance banning the keeping of feral cats. The ruling upheld the Cook County Ordinance for Managed Feral Cats thus permitting Bridgeview residents the right to provide food, water, and shelter for feral cats as long as a TNR effort is being made. This is another huge [...]
The Southtown Star featured an article in their April 15th edition about Triple R Pet’s program in Tinley Park. You can download a PDF of the article here or view it on the Southtown Star website here. For more information about our TNR program or to submit a request for assistance contact us today.
On April 8, Judy Clark represented Triple R Pets at the Indian Park Library in Darien, IL. The presentation included the reading of “Two Bobbies,” a touching true story of a cat and dog finding their way to a home after Hurricane Katrina. The children in attendance also learned about how to be prepared for [...]
A recent editorial in the Chicago Tribune: www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-cats-20100927,0,2093787.story chicagotribune.com Wild cats September 27, 2010 Bridgeview has gone to the cats. The southwest suburb had a lot of wild felines roaming around. “These feral cats are all over the place,” Gary Perlman, an attorney for the village, told the Tribune’s Cynthia Dizikes. So Bridgeview outlawed all [...]
On March 23, the TNR trap-neuter-return workshop presented by Triple R Pets hosted by the Tinley Park police and animal control was a success. Triple R Pets is a non-profit animal relief organization staffed entirely by volunteers. Twenty residents from Tinley Park, Oak Forest, Blue Island, and Frankfort attended to learn more about how they [...]
If only we had census data for the Chicagoland Feral Cat Population! As the cold months quickly approach, the Triple R Pets hotline is ringing with requests from caretakers for support in Trap Neuter Return for their colony. Programs are in full swing in the Beverly area as well as several other neighborhoods and suburbs. [...]