". . . an eloquent and intelligent examination . . . hard to believe that any reader could come away unswayed by Berkeley's arguments..." --Sally Rosenthal, BEST FRIENDS MAGAZINE
". . . a wonderful historical perspective . . . by someone who presents all sides of the issue. . . . a great place to start your research." --Lisa M. Allmendinger, I LOVE CATS
". . . a wonderful book . . . cites the solid achievements of the TNR movement . . . and of course the phony arguments of its naysayers." --NEW JERSEY ANIMAL RIGHTS ALLIANCE
About the Author
An award winning writer and editor, Ellen Perry Berkley was the author of the first article on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) in an American publication (Cat Fancy, September 1984) and has since contributed regularly to the body of literature on feral cats in the United States. Her highly-acclaimed book, Maverick Cats: Encounters With Feral Cats, is a classic. FIrst published by the New York publisher Walker & Company in 1982, it was reissued in paperback by New England Press in 1987. An expanded and updated edition came out in 2001 and the book was included on the Cat Fancy's list of "100 Greatest Moments for 20th Century Cats." Berkley has written several other books and many articles on a variety of subjects following her time as a Senior Editor at the prominent professional journal the Architectural Forum. She has served on the Alley Cat Allies Board of Advisors since ACA was founded in 1990. With her husband Roy and their formerly feral cats, April, Leona, and Roscoe, Berkley lives in Shaftsbury, Vermont, in a house of her own design.