Want to do TNR yourself?  We like the step by step instructions by Best Friends: https://resources.bestfriends.org/article/humane-cat-trapping-instructions-tnr. You can also watch YouTube videos like the one from Kitten Lady here.

Local organizations providing low-cost spay/neuter services:

SPCA for Monterey County provides low-cost spay/neuter for feral and owned animals: spcamc.org

  • They are now taking appointments for ferals and one walk in per day. Appointments can be made online via their website.

Hitchcock Road Animal Services has a free feral clinic for Salinas City and Unincorporated Monterey County feral cats: www.hitckcockroadanimals.org

  • Appointments can be made online via their website for their free feral Wednesday clinic. They take up to 10 appointments/day and one cat per household/week. Appointments can be booked here.

SNIP Bus Monterey is a mobile low cost spay/neuter clinic: www.snipbus.org


Local organizations:
Animal Friends Rescue Project: animalfriendsrescue.org
SPCA for Monterey County: spcamc.org

Project Purr in Santa Cruz: projectpurr.org

Hitchcock Road Animal Services (the Salinas County and City shelters): www.hitckcockroadanimals.org

Heading Home Animal Rescue: www.headinghomerescue.org/

Best Life TNR and Rescue: www.bestliferescue.org/

Local organizations helping divert animals from local shelters:

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue: peaceofminddogrescue.org

Animal Shelter Relief: animalshelterrelief.org

Golden Oldies Cat Rescue: gocatrescue.org

Local organizations who may be able to help with medical costs:

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue Helping Paw: peaceofminddogrescue.org

Max's Helping Paws Foundation: www.maxshelpingpaws.org

BirchBark Foundation: www.birchbarkfoundation.org

Learn more about the no kill movement by visiting these sites:
Best Friends Animal Society: bestfriends.org
Best Friends' No Kill page: bestfriends.org/our-work/no-kill-initiatives
Alley Cat Allies: alleycat.org
Humane Society: humanesociety.org

Kitten Lady: kittenlady.org