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Non-profit offers natural way to get rid of rodents

Planned PEThood in the news!
From WSB-TV, Carl Willis, 11:44 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2017.

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Snakes, rats and other wild animals are causing concern for homeowners lately. But a Gwinnett County nonprofit group says they have the solution - stray cats.

In the span of a week, Channel 2 Action News has received calls about two separate incidents where residents said their apartments and condos were being invaded by rats.

"It's not safe for the kids to take the trash out," Leandea Smith told Channel 2’s Carl Willis while reporting on the problems at her apartment complex.

It’s an unsettling problem that doesn't have to exist according to those at Lawrenceville's Planned Pethood.

"It's a very easy fix in reality," Planned Pethood volunteer Amy Davenport told Willis.

The organization contacted Willis offering a natural solution: free, organic rodent control by way of starting a controlled feral cat colony.

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Free 'Barn Cat' Adoptions

Planned PEThood in the news!
From the Atlanta Journal‚ÄźConstitution, Sierra Hubbard, 1:11 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Tired of the rodents in your barn or the frogs at your pool? Get free pest control and save a life while doing it.

The Gwinnett County Animal Shelter has partnered again with Planned PEThood to get feral cats and kittens out of the shelter and into the Barn Cat Program.

Feral and unsocialized cats are considered “un-adoptable” and run the risk of being euthanized...

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Barn cats provide an environmentally safe solution to your pest control problem! Planned PEThood is seeking adopters who have a safe barn, shed, or other outdoor housing that can provide feral cats with a chance at life. These cats have been spayed or neutered and vaccinated.

Through our partnership with Gwinnett County Animal & Welfare Enforcement, we have been able to save over 600 cats by sending them to barn homes! Help us get to 1,000! Contact us today! 678-561-3491 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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