MANORHAVEN, NY (WCBS 880) – The feral cat problem is so bad in Manorhaven, the Board of Trustees is entertaining a TNR program. That’s trap, neuter, and release.
It would allow the animals to live, but no longer reproduce.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
It’s something Will says needs to be done:
“I’ve seen people feed them right here on the street. They’re all over,” Will told WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs.READ MORE: Ahead Of Father's Day, Mets Host Families Who Lost Loved Ones On 9/11: 'It Opens Up The Wounds'
Xinachs asked, “…the idea of actually having a mobile van come in and treat them?”
Will answered, “It’s a good idea. It’s a great idea.”
Xirinachs followed up, “Stop them from reproducing?”
Will’s reply: “Absolutely.”MORE NEWS: Claremont Residents Say Overflowing Garbage Is Leading To Major Rat Problem In Community
Others call the scratchy issue a man-made problem that could be solved if irresponsible pet owners would just stop abandoning their animals.