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The nonprofit Taos Feral Feline Friends released its charitable activity report for calendar year 2020. The organization, which has operated a no-kill shelter for cats since 2004, helped 113 cats in total during the year. The number includes cats living at the TFFF shelter, felines handled through the Trap, Neuter and Return spay/neuter service and the Pays To Help Strays adoption service. The number excludes cats that were supplied free cat food or veterinary care via the low-income caregiver assistance programs.

Your recent editorial about setting up a spay and neuter van to provide coverage for Taos County ("Time for Taos mobile spay-neuter," Jan. 16) included several excellent suggestions for funding and running this potential service. The editorial calls for involvement from various governmental agencies as well as the state with Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in the driver's seat.

The horrific incident of dogs mauling a woman recently near Taos has driven home a sad fact: Taos County has far too many canines running wild and loose.