Volunteers Spay, Neuter Over 40 Feral Cats In Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Volunteers have trapped more than 40 feral cats in Wichita to help control future populations in the south Kansas community.

The Wichita Eagle reports the animals were recently spayed, neutered and then released back into a Wichita neighborhood.

The effort by the Friends of Felines coincides with the Humane Society of the United States' World Spay Day on Tuesday.

The Friends of Felines received a $5,000 grant from for the project from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The grant covers the expenses for 100 cats.

Sue Schamp of the Friends of Felines estimates there may be as many as 100,000 feral cats in the Wichita area.