2022 SNKI Alumni

We are excited to congratulate 26 SNKI Alumni! These amazing kitties found their FURever homes and we couldn’t be more excited! We had a special pair who had a large following, Mr. Ash & Rip who would have been with us nearly one year, find that PURRfect family! It was a great way to end […]

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Mama Luna and the moon crew
Mama Luna and the moon crew

Luna was found outside by one of our newer colony caretakers; she was extremely pregnant and needed to be indoors ASAP. With the quick work of the caretaker, Luna came indoors and not long later she birthday FIVE beautiful kittens who are polydactyl! She is now referred to as Mama Luna and her moon crew, […]

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The Flintstone Crew
Successful trap

Our colony caretakers were hard at work trapping. These beautiful kittens are now safe inside and will be spayed/neutered and forever homes found! The feral mama has also been caught, spayed and will no longer have babies. We refer to these kittens as the Flintstone crew, having been named by draw from our social media […]

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Bella and her babes

Meet Bella and her four kittens; Bella, a very scared, feral mom that was trapped and allowed her colony caretaker to assist with helping with her babies. Bella cared for her kittens so well, but sadly, she was just too feral. Our cat whispers tried their best, but sometimes it happens and they were unable […]

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How it started

Spay Neuter Kingston Initiative (SNKI) started our TNVR program with the Bath Institution Colony. We were interviewed by the Modern Cat Magazine, who wrote a beautiful piece about the story and life changing interactions the inmates have with their colony cats. *Names were changed to protect identities. The Bath colony cats are well loved and […]

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2021 SNKI Statistics

As the pandemic continued, we were still hard at work supporting and caring for our managed feral colonies and the new arrivals and many kittens! 2021 was a difficult year, but we persevered and our work continued; here is an overview of the animals we helped: # of Cats Fixed: 44 # of Cats/Kittens Adopted: […]

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So many adoptions!

We are so excited to share that in 2021 we had SOO many kitties go to their furrever homes… a total of 61 adoptions! Congratulations to all of the families who have grown by 4 little paws (or 8 in some cases!) A very warm congratulations to: Parmesan; Dill; Basil; Piper; Peppa; Rosemary; Charlie; Penne; […]

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Supporting the Bath Institution Feral Cat Colony

In 2010, SNKI started the TNVR (trap/neuter/vaccinate/return) program with the Bath Institution Feral Cat Colony as the first colony. SNKI stepped in to help as these cats were slated to be euthanized; due to a successful and intense media campaign, this colony was saved! The colony was stabilized, all cats spayed/neutered and continues to be […]

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Amherst Island Rescue Mission

Flash back to summer of 2020 where we had the pleasure of working alongside many rescues and amazing volunteers in a large volume spay/neuter effort on Amherst Island. Only 7 cats returned to the colony. Several went to a barn program and others are in care with Kingston Animal Rescue. It was a VERY job […]

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2020 SNKI Statistics

We were busy in 2020 pandemic and all! We were working diligently to stabilize a few of our existing colonies which has brought many kittens into our Foster & Adoption program. We had many new arrivals in these colonies and here’s an overview of the cats we helped: # of Cats Fixed: 65 # of […]

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