Basic Caretaking Review

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  • 1. 
    True or False. A stray cat is the same thing as a feral cat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Feral cats (Check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Are the offspring of lost or abandoned pet cats or other feral cats who are not spayed or neutered

    • B. 

      Are accustomed to frequent contact with people

    • C. 

      Will not easily adapt or may never adapt to living as pets in close contact with people

    • D. 

      Are the same thing as stray cats

  • 3. 
    Feral Cat Colonies form because of what? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Food (Restaurant dumpster/a person who feeds them)

    • B. 

      Shelter (Underneath a porch or in an abandoned building)

    • C. 

      A lack of stray dogs in the area

    • D. 

      Certain areas are less noisy than others

  • 4. 
    Why do male feral cats roam around their territory? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      They are looking for someone to take care of them

    • B. 

      To find mates

    • C. 

      To defend their territory

    • D. 

      They dont like staying still very long

  • 5. 
    What does TNR stand for?
    • A. 

      Trap-Null-Release

    • B. 

      Trap-Neuter-Relenquish

    • C. 

      Trap-Neuter-Return

    • D. 

      Tag-Neuter-Release

  • 6. 
    What does it mean if a feral cat has been ear-tipped?
    • A. 

      It was injured in a fight with another feral cat

    • B. 

      The cat is marked as a "Problem Cat" and the ear-tip serves as a warning to people

    • C. 

      An ear-tip is part of a surgical procedure used to treat cats with an ear condition

    • D. 

      Ear-tipping is the universally-recognized sign of a cat who has been TNRed

  • 7. 
    All of the following are expected caretaker responsibilities, except -
    • A. 

      Feed and provide shelter for TNRed cats

    • B. 

      Monitor the TNRed cats for sickness

    • C. 

      Pet all the TNRed cats and make them feel loved

    • D. 

      Remove new cats for TNR if feral or possible adoption if they are a stray

  • 8. 
    When setting a feeding schedule for feeding feral cats that need to be TNRed, it is recommended that you do what?
    • A. 

      Feed the cats at the same time and place every day for 1-2 weeks

    • B. 

      Provide wet food for a couple weeks leading up to the trapping

    • C. 

      Give the cats a surplus of a food the day before trapping

    • D. 

      Feed the pets from your hands

  • 9. 
    When preparing a trap it is recommended that you do all of the following things, besides -
    • A. 

      Prepare traps away from the trap site so you do not disturb the cats

    • B. 

      Line the bottom with newspaper

    • C. 

      Camouflage the trap with local leaves

    • D. 

      Tag each trap with its location so you can return the cats to the same place later

  • 10. 
    When making veterinary appointments it is recommended that you do all of the following, except -
    • A. 

      Bring in 5+ cats at a time without giving prior notice

    • B. 

      Make your veterinary appointment ahead of time

    • C. 

      Before your trapping day, call and make reservations with a veterinarian or neuter clinic experienced with feral cat protocol

    • D. 

      Avoid veterinarians who do not have experience with feral cats

  • 11. 
    True or False. It is ok to let a feral cat out of a live trap before it has been TNRed so that you can pet it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is important to hold cats overnight after their surgery in a temperature-controlled, safe location because...
    • A. 

      Cats recovering from anesthesia are unable to regulate their body temperature

    • B. 

      These cats need to be petted and hugged because they have been through alot

    • C. 

      Most feral cats are really loud when recovering and they will be a nuisance to the neighbors

  • 13. 
    Who should you ask about when to return lactating mothers and other special cases?
    • A. 

      Only your Sponsor

    • B. 

      Only the City of Fort Worth

    • C. 

      The veterinarian that provided the surgery or a representative in their clinic

    • D. 

      A more experienced Caretaker

  • 14. 
    Why is dry food recommended for colony feeding?
    • A. 

      It can remain out all day and not spoil

    • B. 

      Feral cats prefer only dry food

    • C. 

      Dry food is less appealing to birds and other animals that may want to steal some of the colony food

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are signs of a sick cat? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Eyes are clear and without discharge

    • B. 

      Unkempt fur can be a sign of disease

    • C. 

      The cat being overly avoident of humans

    • D. 

      Discharge from eyes could mean upper respiratory infections or a sign of more serious illnesses

  • 16. 
    True or False. If you have a “newcomer” to the colony, it needs to be Trapped-Neutered-Returned or TNRed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    I agree to email a copy of my Certificate of Achievement to [email protected] in order to receive the next set of instructions to get approved to be a Fort Worth Feral Cat Caretaker.
    • A. 

      I Agree

    • B. 

      I Disagree