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Cat Rescue – Behind The Scenes

By Kelly Flanagan, FAN Volunteer — Prepare to be bored. Like, really bored. Spreadsheet bored.​Behind our Instagram feeds and Facebook posts, there are some surprising - but perhaps less than thrilling - gears turning to get community kitties into traps and loving...

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Newport Avenue – Full Circle TNR

By Anita Bradley, FAN Volunteer - Some trap-neuter-return (TNR) projects go on for many months, and the Newport Avenue project was one of them. Interruptions may occur, but FAN’s dedicated trappers do NOT like to leave cats behind! In July of 2020, a Norfolk community...

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Suffolk Trailer Park Project

By Kelly Flanagan, Fan Volunteer — Saving A Feral Colony From Demolition... It all started with three cats. Three unaltered cats had been abandoned in a trailer home when their guardians moved away. Left on their own, the cats had many litters of kittens that were...

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Xena Michelle, Warrior Kitten

By Anita Bradley, FAN Volunteer — Tiny Xena Michelle was a mess when she was rushed to our Foster Mom Genevieve in May. Xena was rescued from a water-filled ditch in Franklin, VA by an extraordinary 10-year-old girl named Jakaylah. Weighing only 200 grams, Xena...

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