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Give a feral cat a home and they will work for you - for just food and shelter

PUBLISHED: 12:51 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:51 15 January 2018

Feral cat Jo Jo needs a home and in return she will work for you. Cats Protection Anglia Coastal

Feral cat Jo Jo needs a home and in return she will work for you. Cats Protection Anglia Coastal

Cats Protection Anglia Coastal

A cat charity has issued an urgent appeal to farm, stable or smallholding owners or those who understand feral cats and their needs.

As well as rehoming stray cats, Cats Protection Anglia Coastal runs a trap/neuter/return programme to help control colonies of feral cats. These colonies of semi-wild cats generally originate from one stray, homeless female cat.

This cat will have kittens but with lack of food and shelter many kittens do not survive, those that do with no human contact, grow up feral.

Cats Protection trap these cats, neuter them and release them back in the same location. Sometimes new locations need to be found.

So long as they are fed daily they may learn to trust the person feeding them so although living in a barn may eventually approach “their human”.

If you are able to offer food and shelter to one, two or more of these cats in return for them helping keep rodents away email cpac@gmx.co.uk or call Lorraine on 07973 671275.

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