The Nobody’s Cats Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes the adoption of Trap Neuter Return (TNR) as the preferred strategy for humanely stabilizing and reducing free-roaming domestic feline populations in eight south-central Pennsylvania counties (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York). This approach prevents suffering among the cats, protects public health, reduces stress on wildlife, and enables communities to redirect desperately needed resources elsewhere.

We estimate that approximately 355,000 free-roaming cats exist in our region. Through our various strategies, including providing a low-cost surgery clinic, we hope to help the regional community realize spaying or neutering of 80% of the existing unaltered free-roaming domestic feline population by 2022. Whether you love or loath domestic cats, you have a stake in our collective success.

Nobody's Cats are Everybody's Cats

Free-Roamer of the Month

No Ears aka Garfield aka Romeo      February 2015

Lots of names because he's got a large territory and is well known in the neighborhood! No Ears has roamed for many years and apparently had severe ear mites and/or ear infections or some other condition that destroyed his external ear tissue. A prime example of the painful, chronic medical issues that can plague free roamers when no one takes "ownership" of their well being.

No Ears fathered many kittens...(read more)

More about our Free-Roamers...     

Volunteer Spotlight

Nancy Lanzillo      January 2015


A CPA who holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Nancy first volunteered for the foundation in late 2012, providing practical advice and guidance about financial processes and procedures. Her role broadened in 2013 when she became a board member and treasurer. By helping create and manage the "nuts and bolts" that underpin our businesses processes, Nancy has contributed to the solid groundwork from which the foundation can thrive in the future. According to Nancy, "volunteering for NCF offers me the opportunity to proudly be part of a winning team that works together to make a difference". (read more)

More about our Volunteers...     

Latest News
  • Sponsor a Surgery for World Spay Day!      Posted 1/17/2015


    On Tuesday, February 24, World Spay Day, the foundation will spay or neuter 100 free roamers from all around our eight county south central Pennsylvania region. On the last Tuesday of February every year, World Spay Day shines a spotlight on the lifesaving power of spay/neuter and the need for affordable services, particularly in under-served communities and for under-served animals. Who better qualifies than the free roamers? You can help save lives and prevent suffering in our community by participating in World Spay Day through a surgery sponsorship for our Spay-a-thon!

    You can support our Spay-a-Thon by sponsoring a surgery and related services. Donations in any amount will help us cover the $2,500 cost to our foundation for the life-saving services we'll provide on February 24! Every animal will also receive a rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, parasite treatment, post-operative antibiotic and ear tip, and will return to a healthier and happier future in his or her outdoor home.

  • Happy New Year!      Posted 1/3/2015

    We're perpetually grateful for the wonderful support of our volunteers. Every contribution of time and energy fuels our success. Last year was a wonderful year full of fantastic results:
    • 4,094 cats treated through our spay/neuter surgery clinic, composed of 2,254 females and 1,840 males.
    • 89 shelters and feeding stations delivered to caretakers.
    • 901 surgeries subsidized in part or whole by the Dr. Matthew Murphy Memorial Fund.
    • 4,214 pounds of dry and 7,436 cans of cat food distributed to caretakers through our food bank.
    • 120 attendees of our TNR Basics seminars.
    And you had everything to do with it! Thanks to everyone for all your support and we hope you'll join us in 2015 for even greater results!
  • Winter Food Drive      Posted 11/24/2014

    The Nobody's Cats Foundation will hold its quarterly food drive in December to collect dry and canned cat food for caretakers of free-roaming cat colonies participating in Trap Neuter Return. Dry and canned cat food in any amount and of any brand can be donated at various locations throughout our service area, with all food distributed locally.
    Find out where to donate food to help our feline friends facing a harsh winter...

  • Upcoming Monthly Specials      Posted 11/05/2014

    Check out our current and upcoming fall and winter special savings on spay/neuter appointments at the clinic! Help those outside friends today!

    December: Tis the Season to Trap, 20% discount to all clients for up to five cats per client. Our holiday gift to you and the cats to prevent those spring litters!

    January: Beat the Heat in the Coldest Month of the Year, 10% discount for any cat. By February, virtually all females will be in heat!

    Schedule Your Appointments Today!

  • First Annual Marley Award Winners!      Posted 11/03/2014

    We realized one of our dreams on October 25 when we announced the first winners of the annual Marley Awards. Three years ago when our founding board began discussing ways to promote and help implement Trap Neuter Return (TNR) in our region, we knew that recognizing the efforts of advocates would raise awareness and pride. Earlier this year, we resolved to formalize that process and created the Marley Awards.

    The award program was named in honor of a free-roaming domestic feline and his long-time caretaker, Nobody’s Cats Foundation founding Board Member Karen Koch, who maintained a lifelong relationship until Marley's death at 17 in early 2014. We invited nominations from our eight-county region for individuals, community cats and non-profit groups, businesses, institutions, and municipalities that have proven to be confirmed supporters of TNR strategy within the region.

    Check out the Winners!

  • Want to Help? Donate Supplies Today!      Posted 7/24/2014

    We are in need of supplies to help support our TNR clinic and programs.
    Find out what we need and how to donate...

  • Attend a Seminar, Get a Discount!      Posted 7/15/2014

    Beginning with its Saturday, August 16 seminar, The Nobody's Cats Foundation will provide a 20% discount on the $25-per cat spay/neuter surgery fee, for up to five cats, to caretakers who attend any of its TNR Basics Seminars throughout the region. Read More...

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