Cats en “Kitten Season” Is Coming, And Animal Services Says That’s A Problem <p></p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Orange County Animal Services</a> is looking for ideas from the public to handle the pet-overpopulation problem.</p><p></p><p>Director Bob Morotto said many cats are "unaffiliated" with a specific owner and haven't been spayed. They have high mortality rates and can spread disease to domesticated cats.</p><p></p><p>Morotto said the coming warm weather means "kitten season" is around the corner.&nbsp; That's when cats begin having litters on litters, causing the population to spike.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:39:47 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 31541 at “Kitten Season” Is Coming, And Animal Services Says That’s A Problem New Policy To Control Feral Cats In Wake County <p>In the past, Wake County euthanized all unwanted cats. But not anymore. The county is adopting a new approach to control its feral cat population.<br><br><strong>Asma Khalid: </strong>Feral cats are unsocialized. They can't live indoors. This new policy allows private animal groups the right to trap, neuter, vaccinate and then return these alley cats to the outdoors.&nbsp; The Wake Audobon Society opposes the plan. It fears more outdoor cats will mean fewer birds. But, Pam Miller says that's not true.<br> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Asma Khalid 2368 at