NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One Long Island community is launching a new program to take on its worsening feral cat problem.
As WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs reports, Glen Cove Animal Rescue will receive an extra thousand dollars a month to catch and neuter feral cats.READ MORE: Walker Scores 19, Knicks Romp To End 15-Game Skid Vs 76ers
City officials say they are trying to be proactive with the worsening issue. One resident believes the problem is largely unnoticed.
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“I don’t think people are aware to be honest with you,” she said. “I think they are like me. They think they’re cute. They’re just roaming around so I’ll give them a bowl of food.”
Once neutered, the cats will be returned to the area where they were caught.
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