Posts Tagged ‘ Husker Cats ’

Husker Cats helps feral cat population

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

Husker Cats, a volunteer group operating in agreement with but not funded by the university, has impacted UNL’s feral cat populations. The group has started feeding the cats through specialized feeders; helped educate the community about the feral cats; improved health issues and helped control populations; and tamed and given away some captures. Learn more [...]



Husker Cats effort earns award

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, May 7, 2009

After just six months of work, Husker Cats – a volunteer group dedicated to assisting UNL’s feral cat population – has been honored with the John F. “Rick” Akin Award. The award, presented by the Capital Humane Society, honors individuals, groups and businesses that have made significant contributions to the welfare and protection of animals. [...]



Husker Cats returns first feral felines

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, December 4, 2008

Husker Cats has started to impact the feral feline population on City Campus. The volunteer group – operating in agreement with, but not funded by, the university – has successfully trapped four cats. After veterinary care, which includes a complete examination, necessary shots and spay/neuter, two adult cats were returned to campus and two kittens [...]



Husker Cats assist UNL’s feral felines

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 16, 2008

‘Rogue feeders’ asked to stop as group begins work Marilyn Fenton was a rogue feeder. She was hooked two years ago. While venturing to a Lied Center Performance, she spotted three pathetic little kittens huddled under a rose bush; a fourth was dead nearby. “That’s when I decided to start feeding our Husker Cats,” said [...]