Free-roaming cats without acceptable identification that have been impounded or trapped in the community may be deemed a potential community cats based on age, health, and behavior. Once evaluated, such cats may receive services from our partners. Based on the availability of grant money or an individual's own finances, animal welfare partners may alter, vaccinate or ear tip for visual identification. The Community Cat provider will take community cats back into the community from where they were found. A cat identified as an existing community cat may be immediately returned to the community and exempted from the legal hold period.