We started TNR (Trap, Neuter and Return) in Naraha-machi, Fukushima.

September 12th, 2012

We started TNR (Trap, Neuter and Return) in Naraha-machi.

This is Kido station on August 22th. Afterwards, the wooden board was installed and we couldn’t go in.


We checked the food remaining at the requested area and set the capture cage.






This place is about 50m from the checkpoint. We saw a skinny american short hair cat on the street.

We set the capture cage with baked bonito.

She must have been very hungry and went into the cage quickly. But.........

I always check to see if they have given the birth or not.

Lift up the capture cage and look at the belly. It was obvious that she was in lactation.

Even if she finished lactation, if she seems to have given birth, we can’t capture her until checking on the existence of kittens.

As soon as we let her out from the cage, she walked up the slope to a house. We left food and water, and will check next time.

Since then, I have been worried about this cat. One day, one volunteer went there for feeding. I felt relieved. I hope she can take care of the kittens safely. Next time, I will check them, and leave a note to the neighbors.

テーマ : 保護活動
ジャンル : ペット





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Message from Akiko Yui, President and Founder of TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital
I believe that helping animals in need, existing in symbiosis with animals, and fostering a loving heart lead to an improvement in one’s character of kindness and generosity. The killing of animals due to decisions made by administration goes against my firm belief in preventing cruelty to animals. Animal Rescue Fund’s most important goal is to reduce the number of animals killed in Japan to zero by urging administration to change, reform, and improve the prevention of cruelty to animals. In order to reduce the number of animals in need, we work to raise awareness and support for the importance of sterilization operations. Each year, we spay and neuter more than 1000 stray cats. We are always putting animals up for adoption to help those lives already born in finding a loving home.

TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital:
We first opened our TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital in February of 2011 in an effort to make our dream a reality - to lower the number of dogs and cats killed in Japan to zero. At our hospital, we spay and neuter cats to reduce the number of unfortunate stray cats. Our hospital strives to help unfortunate animals in need of medical care.
The lives of numerous pets and livestock were lost as a result of the unprecedented earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan on March 11th 2011 and the radiation disaster caused by the stricken Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Animal Rescue Fund goes directly to the 20km evacuation zone around the stricken Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant to rescue animals.
Animal Rescue Fund is based in Kanagawa Prefecture’s TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital. Therefore, the animals that we rescue from Fukushima Prefecture are brought to TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital located in Kanagawa Prefecture. Here, the rescued animals receive medical care and are returned to their owners or are put up for adoption.
We also work in urging the government and administration of Japan to support the protection of animals in need.





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