A wild cat that lives outdoors. Most feral cats cannot be socialized if they had no human contact within the first 8-10 weeks of life.
Yes and no; it's a fine line. If we have the resources to relocate feral cats into a barn home based on certain circumstances and availability of barn homes, then we will make our best efforts to do so.
However, it can be bad to remove feral cats from their original environments for two reasons:
Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) - the only scientifically proven method of reducing the feral cat population. This has been proven in dozens of communities across the U.S.