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Feral cats get 'life' in prison

Feral cats that might otherwise face a death sentence, are getting another chance at life through a prison work program.

Susan Paul, president of the Carson Tahoe Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, estimates more than 8,000 feral cats live on their own in Carson City, and that those brought in to Animal Services face euthanasia because they simply are not adoptable.

The "Trap, Neuter, Release" program isn't always the best way to go in a community, Paul said, because "people don't necessarily want these cats brought back into their neighborhoods."

But an alternative program kicked off about …

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