No cats euthanized due to shelter’s neutering efforts

For the first time in 10 years, the Johnson County Animal Shelter euthanized no cats in a month.

May was the first kill-free month for cats, which is primarily due to the Johnson County Humane Society’s new spay and neuter program for roaming cats, animal control director Michael Delp said.

The humane society started recruiting cat caretakers in August. Volunteers catch cats to get them spayed or neutered and then release them back into the areas where they were caught.


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