Making a Difference: Tasha Roberts

EUGENE, Ore. — At about 7 a.m. every day, Tasha Roberts, the founder of Life 9 Rescue, begins her heart’s work. Usually that starts with trapping feral cats. “There is always a different colony that can take anywhere from four to eight hours,” Roberts said. She’s currently working on a colony at an undisclosed Eugene … Continue reading »

Program Keeps Pet Population in Check

LORANE, Ore. — Feb. 26 is World Spay Day, which brings awareness about pet overpopulation. In Lane County alone, there are an estimated 20,000 feral cats. But a trap, neuter and release program is working to get the population in check. At Rick Hughes’ home in Lorane, he takes care of 17 feral cats. “I’m … Continue reading »