Coronavirus: Humane society to resume community cat program May 5

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton released plans to start reopening programs as Ohio begins to lift some restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The organization will resume its community cat program on May 5 and begin spaying and neutering community cats again.

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Surgeries are done by appointment on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Cats must be unowned community cats and brought to the humane society in a humane trap.

The humane society has curbside rental of humane traps that can be picked up from the main shelter between 1 and 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Community cats will be dropped off in traps for surgery between 8 and 9 a.m. You must stay in your vehicle while dropping off a community cat. Call the curbside number and a humane society staff member will come outside and assist you.

Curbside pick up for community cats will be from 4 to 6 p.m.

To make an appointment for a community cat, call 937-268-PETS (7387).

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The humane society will offer a free virtual cat trapper training course every Wednesday. You can register here for one of the upcoming classes.

The organization plans to reopen their adoption program May 12 by appointment only. More information is expected to be released at a later date.

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