A feral cat has been separated from domestication and has returned to a wild state. They may live alone, but are usually found in groups called feral colonies.
It's important to spay/neuter ALL cats because they become pregnant repeatedly every year and have five to seven kittens in each litter. An unaltered female cat can produce hundreds of kittens in a lifetime, and if those offspring are not spay/neutered, the population explodes. Our shelter receives hundreds of feral cats and kittens every year. Please do everything you can to make sure that every cat is spay or neutered.
Learn more about feral cats and about Trap-Neuter-Return to humanely control feral cat populations
Feral Cat Information from the Humane Society of the United States
Some Spay/Neuter Resources (Regional and National):
All About Pets
6104 San Juan Blvd., Citrus Heights (916) 722-0400
Feral females: $55 / Feral males: $40 (prices include rabies vaccine)
No appointment necessary, must be in a feral trap
Drop off times: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Mon. - Fri.
Alley Cat Allies, New York
Animal Outreach of the Mother Lode
6200 Enterprise Drive, #D, Diamond Springs
Cats and small dogs only. Feral cats accepted
Cats: $25 - $35, Dogs: $75-$85
Animal Spay/Neuter Clinic
3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827
Clinic Open: Tuesday-Friday
3524 Koa Way, Auburn
Clinic is open Tues, Wed, & Thursdays
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary "Catnippers feral program"
Coalition for Community Cats (C4CC)
Excellent information about feral cats, trapping and monthly spay/neuter clinics
$15 - First Sunday of every month, includes FVRCP and rabies
Feral Cat Caretakers (Los Angeles County)
Feral Cat Coalition, San Diego
Fieldhaven Feline Rescue, Greater Lincoln Area
Spay/neuter assistance for feral cat caretakers, rescuers of stray and feral cats and low-income residents of Lincoln, Newcastle, Wheatland and Sheridan. Services free but donations encouraged
Fix Our Ferals (Alameda and Contra Costa Counties)
Folsom Feline Rescue
Low cost feral spay/neuter programs for Folsom residents
Home Pet Care
735 H Street, Davis
Females: $35 to $40/ Males: $25
1014 Douglas Blvd.,Roseville
(916) 791-9599, ext. 9122
Females: $46 / Males: $28
Placer County Animal Shelter
11251 B Avenue, Auburn CA
Free feral spay/neuter for Placer County residents. Call first to check availability, then stop by to pick up a voucher Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Placer County SPCA
150 Corporation Yard Road, Roseville CA
916-782-7722, ext. 201
Feral spay/neuter vouchers for all Placer County residents. Call first to check voucher availability
Sacramento Area Animal Coalition
Feral Cat Coupon Program: $10 co-pay for Sacramento and Yolo County residents
Sacramento SPCA feral cat daily clinics (One cat per trap)
6201 Florin-Perkins Rd., Sacramento
(916) 383-7387, Extension 9287
Monday-Saturday walk-ins (7:30-8:30)
Sacramento SPCA Sunday Clinics
Our Sunday clinic is 4 Sunday's a month, by appointment.
The charge is $17 per cat and includes Spay/Neuter, Mandatory Ear tip, FVRCP & Rabies Vx, flea and ear mite treatment.
To schedule- email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-504-2818
We are providing this list as a service to the animal lovers in the Sacramento area, but it changes often. These organizations are not related to Sacramento Animal Shelter or Sacramento County in any way and appearance on this list does not constitute endorsement.