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Students collect signatures for TNR program

Students collect signatures for TNR program

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

Victoria West grew up loving animals, nature and the environment. Now the senior psychology major is trying to help reduce the feral cat population at USI through Trap, Neuter and Release. Victoria West is the Environmental Chair of the USI Honors Student Council. She became aware of the feral cats her freshman year...

‘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...

Help the cats, don’t ignore them

Help the cats, don't ignore them

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2018

The campus might refuse to provide care for its famous felines, but the students certainly don’t. All around the apartment buildings of the university, anyone can see the numerous types of bowls and cans of food and water set outside of front doors or against the brick walls. If one simply walks...

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