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Cat Control Programs

Spay and Neuter Voucher Program for Feral Cats - 2021

 The Town of Amherstburg will release 90 vouchers valued at $50 each:

  • 60 vouchers will be allocated to residents to address the feral cat population within the Town of Amherstburg.
  • 10 vouchers will be allocated to low income cat owners.
  • 20 vouchers will be allocated to Amherstburg Cat Support Crew to address feral kittens through spay/neuter and adoption programs.

2021 Online Spay and Neuter Applications 

2021 Spay/Neuter Voucher Form

 Resident Spay and Neuter Vouchers:

Resident vouchers are only intended for use for the feral cat population in Amherstburg. Veterinarians and animal clinics participating in the Program will be unable to spay or neuter owned cats. 

Residents may provide completed applications to the Licensing Officer at Town Hall. A piece of identification with proof of residency in Amherstburg is required. 

A maximum of 3 spay and neuter vouchers per household are available for feral cats.  Each voucher is valued at $50.00 and can be used at participating veterinary clinics.

All veterinarian and animal clinics in Windsor and Essex County have been contacted about participating in the Town of Amherstburg Spay and Neuter Program. Vouchers will be redeemable only at veterinarian and animal clinics who have agreed to participate in the program. 

Quantities are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

stray cats

Low Income Cat Owner Voucher:

Vouchers for owned cats are reserved for low-income families.

One voucher will be issued per household.

Residents wishing to receive a low income spay/neuter can access the form by clicking on the link below, a limited number of vouchers are available.  A piece of identification with proof of residency in Amherstburg is required on pick-up. Proof of income for members of the household is also required, on pick-up.

2021 Online Low Income Spay and Neuter Applications 

2021 Spay/Neuter Voucher Form

Community Cat Organizations: 

Amherstburg is home to 3 community-based volunteer cat organizations who tirelessly work to assist the feral cat population in the Town of Amherstburg including trap, neuter, and return programming.  

The Town of Amherstburg will continue to work with these organizations to assist in controlling the feral cat population.

For more information on these volunteer organizations visit:

Cat Assistance Team (C.A.T.)

 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/catamherstburg 

 E-mail: aburgcat@gmail.com 

  Phone: 519-990-3771

 

Spay Neuter Assist Program (SNAP) for Cats 

 Website: http://snapforcats.weebly.com 

 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/S.N.A.P.ForCats 

 E-mail: snapforcats@gmail.com 

 Phone: 226-783-4035

 

Amherstburg Cat Support Crew

Contact: Lynn Sinasac: 519-566-6858 or Linda Squire: 519-736-3505

Email: ascs.donations@gmail.com 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AmherstburgCatSupportCrew/

 

Cat Intake Program 

Residents of the Town of Amherstburg are able to surrender stray cats to the Windsor/Essex Humane Society. 

Residents may bring the cat to:

Windsor/Essex County Humane Society
1375 Provincial Road
Windsor, Ontario
N8W 5V8
P: 519-966-5751

Hours of Operation:
8:00am to 6:00pm

Windsor Essex County Humane Society Map

Stray cats will be accepted without a surrender fee. Residents should bring identification confirming their Amherstburg address.

Owner surrendered cats will be accepted from residents of Amherstburg for the usual surrender fee.

If you require more information about Cat Control Programs, contact:

Licensing Officer

519-736-0012

Ext 2219