Tipped or Notched Ear

The tipped ear contributes to the cat's safety as it signals to animal control officers and neighbors that the cat has been fixed and is being cared for.

 

 


 

  

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recognizing Feral Cats

Feral cats who have been altered have a tipped or notched ear. This is the universal sign of a fixed feral cat.
Here are a few examples of beautiful cats with tipped or notched ears.

 


 Notched ear
Picture courtesy of Fix Our Ferals