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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Dayton Community Cat Project?
    The Dayton Community Cat Project was founded by a small group of animal-loving volunteers who have many years of collective experience helping community cats in the Dayton area. With this project we are excited to expand upon our work by helping the benevolent people who care for them.
  • What is a "community cat"?"
    According to Animal Humane Society: "Community cats are un-owned cats that live outdoors in the community. They may be feral or friendly, may have been born into the wild, or may be lost or abandoned pets."
  • What is a "caregiver"?"
    In the Dayton region, there are tens of thousands of cats living on the street. If fortunate enough, they are cared for by individuals who selflessly feed and oversee their safety. Quite often, these caregivers incur a considerable monthly expense. "Colony" size may range from a few cats to a dozen or more.
  • What is a "colony"?"
    According to Neighborhood Cats: "
  • I care for cats on the street and have brought some into my home; can I get help feeding and caring for them?
    Great question! Please fill out our Caregiver Form or give us a call and upon setting up our consultation, we will assess the need and go from there.
  • What do I need to do to get food for the cats I help to feed?
    Please fill out the Caregiver Form or call us at 937-560-9309; we will get back with you as soon as possible. We will ask you a few questions about the cats that you care for and feed in order to size up your cat colony's needs.
  • I would like to donate.  What happens with my donated funds?
    Currently, start-up and operating costs have been met so that 95% of your donated money will go to feed and care for community cats in the Dayton area.
  • I would like to donate food; how can I do that?
    Please click the link to one of our wish lists below for our most needed items. ​At this time we are able to accept unopened bags and cans of cat food. Please contact us via our Contact page or call 937 560-9309 for further information.
  • Thank you for your interest!
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