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live animal trapping tips

Expert's Corner
Feral Cat Trapping Tips

 

Live animal trapping is an effective animal control alternative that is both humane and earth-friendly.Whether you are successful in catching a live animal depends on choosing the right bait and location among other factors.

 

 

 

 

Feral Cat Trapping

 

Havahart® brings you expert tips for first time trapping, inside trapping, outside trapping, and feral cat trapping that will make the task simple!

 

Trapping a Feral Cat

 

Havahart® brings you some helpful guidelines to follow when trapping stray cats:

  • Locate the cage in an area where stray cats are often observed.

     

  • Place the cage on a level surface. feral cat trapping tips

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  • Position the cage against a wall of a building or in a path commonly traveled by the cat.

     

  • After setting the cage, it maybe helpful to place the included cover over the cage.  Cats often venture into enclosed areas.

     

  • Remove yourself from the immediate area.

     

  • Check the cage as often as possible.

     

  • After the cat has been caught, place the cover over the cage. This helps to calm the cat.

     

  • Please do not allow children or pets near the cage.

     

  • Check with veterinarian/humane league to determine if you may feed/water the cat before you relocate. Follow the instruction for Placing Food and Water in the Cage.

     

  • If you choose to relocate the animal with a carrier or crate, the carrier should be large enough to hold a small food and water bowl along with an 8x8 tin foil pan for litter.

     

  • When transporting the cat in a car, place a trash bag or tarp under the cage.  Keep the cage covered. Please do not transport the cat in the closed trunk of the car.

     

 

 

 

 

havahart expert trapping tipsAll Havahart® live animal traps are constructed of sturdy wire mesh that is galvanized for maximum resistance to rust and corrosion.

 

 

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