A significant research report on the stray cats of Auckland has been published on 5th September 2022. A new management strategy - TAR - Trap, Assess, Resolve, is described, along with the ailments identified as being suffered by the strays on first being rescued. Our thanks to Professor Michael Calver and the team of Murdoch University, Perth, for analysing the data kindly provided by the Kohimarama Vet Clinic of Auckland.