One New Jersey company has begun trapping the outdoor cats located on their 80-acre property.
Alley Cat Allies, an advocate organization for the protection of cats, asked High Concrete Group, located in Atlantic County, New Jersey, for a moratorium on the trapping. Alley Cat Allies also requested a meeting be held to discuss other options, including Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).
Although plant management and a representative from their corporate office in Lancaster, Pennsylvania claimed they would stop the trapping, Alley Cat Allies has confirmed that the roundup continues.
In addition, according to Alley Cat Allies, High Concrete Group has ordered a caregiver to cease and desist feeding the cats. No longer feeding them means the remaining cats on the property will starve. And Alley Cat Allies says there are still cats out there which have not been accounted for. Including kittens whose mothers were taken away.
“With kitten season in full swing, we know there are young kittens who remain on the plant grounds who will not survive being separated from their mothers.” writes Alley Cat Allies on their website.
Alley Cat Allies has already pulled 45 cats and kittens that were trapped then taken to the county shelter. Not socialized, the feral cats would have had almost no chance of being adopted. So the feral cats only faced death in the shelter.
High Industries has companies all along the east coast. Alley Cat Allies asks that you tell them you don’t think this is the way businesses should operate.
ONLY residents which live in close proximity to one of High Concrete Groups businesses are asked sign the petition, namely from the following states: Connecticut, Washington, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia.
Click here to respectfully ask High Industries officials to allow the cats to return home to their kittens, to lift the feeding ban, and to meet with and allow Alley Cat Allies to assist in implementing TNR.
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