What is One-Street CNRM?
C = Care
N = Neuter
R = Rehome
M = Return to colony & Manage
Care – Start by caring for the street animals on your street, ie. taking an interest in their wellbeing and feeding them.
Neuter – Bring the animals to a vet of your choice for neutering. All neutered animals are ear-notched to indicate that they have been neutered.  This is so that it is possible to identify by sight that an animal has already been neutered and to prevent the females from being reopened up for the spaying surgery.
Rehome – Publicise on rehoming portals or join the physical adoption drives organised by various animal groups. They are safer in a (good) home than being out on the streets.
Return to colony – Failing to rehome, you may have to return the neutered animals to the colony, but only if the caregiver continues to look after and manage the animals and only if the environment is animal-friendly and there are no complaints from other humans. The benefit of returning them to the same colony is that it helps preserve the eco-system and due to the natural territorial behaviour of animals, the neutered animals may prevent the entry of other unneutered strays from outside. Thus, the number of animals in that colony is maintained as these neutered animals will not breed anymore. They live on until their they pass away naturally. However, please prioritise rehoming/adoptions.
Manage – If the animal has been returned to the colony, please continue to look after them. Get them vaccinated. Take them to the vet when they are sick. If an animal passes away and a new animal enters the colony, repeat the CNRM process.
Note: In view of the situation in our country where complaints about the presence of strays is rampant, please prioritise rehoming.

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