The local organizations and rescues have exhausted what funds they have and are unable to provide tnr (trap, neuter, return) or relocation of these cats.
Without outside help these cats (20-25) some kittens, some seniors, some pregnant, will continue to suffer. This is supposed to be national feral cat month, but no one from the national organization has shown any interest in using their vast public funding to help get the situation under control. The cats are located in a rural area just off of the interstate highway 95, exist 108 at a Stuckeys (Lake Marion and Santee) where they are not wanted or cared for. The management and owner just want the cats gone. Even the local animal control is ignoring the situation. I was made aware of the starving colony by a lady from New Jersey passing through South Carolina. She was horrified at the condition of the cats and finally contacted me. I explained that I would do whatever possible by sending out the sos through emails, but that I lived more than 100 miles from the area. I made contact with a number of people who will help if funding for vet care including testing, spay/neuter and vaccinations is provided. It would not take an incredible amount of money and would relieve the suffering of these cats, and help control the local cat population. My name is Rita Jolly and I am an active tnr person and provide a sanctuary for 100 cats in the rural county of Union, South Carolina. Please sign the petition and give these cats a chance at a better life.