Types of Outdoor Cats

Is the cat feral, semi-feral or a social/friendly outdoor owned cat? 

Please review the photos and descriptions below to best determine when and how to bring in the cat. 

A fearful cat peering out from wooden boards from an old house.Feral Cat - Cannot touch at all. Runs at sight of humans. Must bring in a humane trap. Click here for trapping information and clinic times.
A group of stray cats being fed by a personSemi-Feral, Scared or Shy Outdoor Cat - Scared of everyone, but certain people - Must bring in a humane trap. No appointment needed. Click here for trapping information and clinic times.A gray cat being petted on the headFamily Pet or Social Outdoor Owned Cat  - Friendly and able to pick-up and handle easily. Any cat that goes outside, including a family pet are eligible. These outdoor cats are accepted by appointment only for a free spay / neuter. May be brought to the clinic in a cat carrier. Apply for an appointment here.