Research Library

The National Feline Research Council (NFRC) compiles and summarizes the most reputable research for policy makers interested in the effective management of community cats.


Studies highlighted are peer-reviewed and approved by an advisory board of public health, veterinary, wildlife, legal, and animal welfare experts. 

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Fast Facts

Frequently asked questions about feral cats and their management.

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Issue Briefs

Explorations of key issues related to managing stray and free-roaming cats.

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Research Snapshots

Summaries of peer-reviewed studies on feral cat population control.