To all the skeptics out there, Delaware has proven TNR does work.
What can we do in Texas to help improve these numbers?
Let’s look at Delaware, where they announced this weekend that the entire state has reached no-kill status.
How did they do it? First, they instituted trap-neuter-return or trap-neuter-release (TNR).
[According to a report by KXAN, Texas had the highest number of dogs and cats killed in its shelters in 2018. Data from bestfriends.org shows Texas euthanized 114,000 animals and had a 72% save rate. Read or watch for more details at www.kxan.com/news/texas-killed-more-cats-and-dogs-in-2018-than-any-other-state/]
Sadly, Texas has a long way to go.
Jody Krankel, Elgin Alley Cats