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‘All animals deserve a chance to find happiness’

The university has been dealing with the presence of feral cats for many years, however, no policy change has been made.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Hannah Stone first saw the pregnant cat about three weeks after move in. “I had been hearing about this pregnant cat that had been hanging out around the apartment buildings,” the freshmen art major said. “Eventually, I saw her, and she looked ready to pop.” Back in 2014, a junior psychol...

Cat got university’s tongue

Cat got university's tongue

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

January 31, 2018

Jorden Auker As students walk around campus, chances are they will notice stray cats. In 2014, Audrey Maxwell decided the university needed a better way to deal with the feral cats on campus. Maxwell was a junior psychology major at the time and she became impassioned to help feral cats after find...

Where are the cats? University slams TNR idea after cats go missing

James Vaughn

April 28, 2014

After months of strenuous efforts to get the university to implement a  Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) policy for the feral cats on campus, administration brought down the gavel on Audrey Maxwell. No. TNR is a method of trapping feral cats, spaying or neutering them and returning them to the environment...

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