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Midlands Animal Charity Overwhelmed With Number Of Feral Cats

They're appealing for government funding to help tackle the issue.

A midlands animal welfare is appealing for government support in tackling the over-population of feral cats.

Athlone Animal Haven Ireland is behind the call, and estimates there are over 200,000 feral cats running wild around the country.

A feral cat is a stray cat which have never had contact with humans and are generally quite fearful of people.

Chairperson of Athlone Animal Haven, Billy Gallagher, says they're being overwhelmed:

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