About Us

Welcome to the Texas Tech Feral Cat Program website!

We are a TNR(Trap, Neuter, Return) Program that focuses on cats on the Texas Tech campus.

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Experience the joy and satisfaction of improving cats’ and kittens’ sacred lives through the Texas Tech Feral Cat Program!

Benefits to volunteers

  • Professional work experience for your resume, job or college / graduate-school entrance application(s) or honor-society’s community-service requirements
  • Letter of reference or support:  based on volunteer’s level of effectiveness, efficiency, initiative & continuous quality improvements
  • Replicable documents & systems-of-work to support volunteer’s future activities
  • Access to 10,000+ contacts (including area universities’ & colleges’ Career Centers) in fulfillment of volunteer’s goals to wherever s/he works, worships, volunteers, learns, plays or thrives
  • Invitations, upon request, to complimentary luncheon(s) with The Lubbock Rotary Club (www.LubbockRotary.org), the Lubbock Lions Club (www.LubbockLions.org)

Long-term volunteer opportunities, based on volunteer’s interests, skills, goals & availability

  • Track & schedule spay/neuter &/or vaccination visits for 23+  foster cats
  • Track & coordinate volunteer transportation to-from Wellness Clinic appointments
  • Track & transport foster cats to-from two-hour Wellness Clinic appointments on Tuesday evenings
  • Track & transport foster cats (& their crunchy Science Diet food) to and from PetSmart on South Slide
  • Refresh weekly:  up to 11 feral cats’ feeding stations across TX Tech Univ. campus
  • Provide weekly:  15+ lb. sack(s) of crunchy cat food for TTU Feral Cat Program
  • Coordinate the loan & return of six live traps & $67 HSWT feral-cat spay/neuter/rabies-vaccination vouchers
  • Design, create & post pre-approved, e-endearing photos & engaging biographies of foster cats on Craig’s List & elsewhere online or via social media.
  • Notify Alice.White@TTU.edu of additions & updates needed within the “Animal Welfare” section of www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com

Volunteer Career Ladder

  • Train new volunteers with their respective duties
  • Coordinate with HSWT President and with Lauren.Sanderson@TTU.edu to search for grants (via Lubbock Area Foundation Library:  www.LubbockAreaFoundation.org) & to apply for grants for feeding-station supplies.
  • Coordinate with TTU Feral Cat Program student leaders, co-advisors, employees & on-campus sites to Trap / Neuter / Release feral cats on campus.

We are also affiliated with the Humane Society of West Texas.

www.HumaneSocietyOfWestTexas.org or HSWT.org@GMail.com or 806-799-PETS (7387)

P.O. Box 67645, 5106 Ave. T ,Lubbock  TX 79424

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