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Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare starting Barn Cat Program | KAMR

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare is starting a brand new program to assist get feral cats off the streets, with their new Barn Cat Program, feral cats which can be introduced in will be capable of be positioned with a farmer, rancher or enterprise proprietor.

Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare mentioned this new program will stop cats from being euthanatized that aren’t socialized and the AAMW mentioned they’re at all times searching for optimistic outcomes for its animals.

“We are providing homes for animals that we traditionally can’t adopt out, cats that we can’t adopt out, because they are not socialized and they are not meant to be indoors and provide them a place where they can be a working cat,” mentioned Kayla Sell, outreach supervisor for Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare.

The adoption charge is 5 {dollars} and you could reside outdoors the town limits to undertake one of many cats in this system.

Sell mentioned to be part of this program, cats should be of a sure age and should not be declawed as a result of they’ve to achieve success dwelling outdoors and, they need to be capable of work together with their adopters.

And adopters of the cats should present the animal with meals, water, and shelter.

“We have a process. Medically and behaviorally they have to pass certain tests and then we are able to provide them to farm owners and people that are interested,” mentioned Sell.

All cats within the Barn Cat Program are spayed and neutered and include all applicable vaccinations, in addition to a microchip.

If you desire to extra data or to hitch this system, you may e-mail Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare at animals@amarillo.gov.