1. ACO – Animal Control Officer, aka “Dog Catcher”.  May be a police officer, civilian or contracted.  Responds to animal related incidents.  Most have the ability and responsibility to trap, write tickets or issue citations, remove animals dead or alive, and euthanize as warranted.
  2. TNR – Trap-Neuter-Release A humane alternative to euthanasia for stray, feral, community cats.
  3. Subsidy; Subsidies – A subsidy is a form of financial aid or support extended to an economic sector generally with the aim of promoting economic and social policy. Wikipedia