Feral Cats and Other Animals on Campus
As part of Grounds & Gardens services to Rhodes University, assistance is provided with feral cats and other animals on campus (Grounds & Gardens or CPU can contact a relevant animal handler). Ask somebody to keep careful watch while you phone for assistance - it is wise to know where the animal goes.
- RU Grounds & Gardens: 046-603.8240 (they will contact an animal handler)
- RU Campus Protection Unit: 046-603.8146 (they will contact an animal handler)
- Makana Fire & Rescue Services: 046-622.4444 or 046-603.6000
Grahamstown Feral Cat (GFC) Project
Various Rhodes University staff and students support the Grahamstown Feral Cat project (GFCP) efforts to trap, neuter and release (TNR) feral cats that roam on campus. The GFC project relies on the assistance of GRAHAMSTOWN VETERINARY CLINIC, as well as donations from caring members of the community - both at Rhodes and in town. Find out how this project works:
- Visit the Grahamstown Feral Cat Project home page or contact: Lynne on l.v.grant(at)ru.ac.za, or Lorna on 046-622.4362 / lorna.gfcp(at)gmail.com
- Visit the GFCP link on the RU website, or contact Nikki Kohly, RU Estates Division, 046-603.7205 n.kohly(at)ru.ac.za
Dealing with other animals on campus
- Visit the Animals link on the RU website.
Contact: RU extension 8240/1, grounds(at)ru.ac.za
Manager: Mr Mark Hazell, RU extension 7208, m.hazell(at)ru.ac.za
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