The Difference between a Stray or Feral Cat

By Claude West (Cat Man)

5196820101_a2b351f011_zI have often come across this question of what is the difference between a stray or feral cat.  The answer is not as obvious as the question because most people view the two as the same and differing between a stray or feral cat is difficult.  It is important though to know the difference and what actions you should do if you have one of these cats roaming around your house.

  • A domestic stray cat you can feed outside and soon it will hang around and allow contact.
  • A domestic feral cat will gladly eat your food but never let you get close so trapping is the method of choice.

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