DNR changes policy on feral cats
SPRINGFIELD — An animal rights group is applauding a policy change by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources regarding feral cats that could save taxpayers money.
The IDNR no longer opposes “trap-neuter-return” feral cat programs on land now owned, managed or leased by the agency.
Ledy VanKavage, senior legislative attorney for Best Friends Animal Society, said the TNR program has the potential to save millions in taxpayer dollars.
“We believe that Illinois taxpayers deserve a program that is more animal friendly, most cost-effective, and one that reduces the burden and bureaucracy on local animal shelters,” VanKavage said.
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