Is there anything I can do about this situation?
Most towns/villages/cities have regulations regarding cats. These ordinances must be enforced by the enacting body (i.e. the town board or city council). The State of Illinois nor Jackson County does not have any requirements regarding the control of felines; vaccinations, however, are required for cats that are owned. Therefore, no action (except in the case of a bite) is taken regarding cats other than providing spay/neuter information and deterrents so as to prevent digging into gardens/flower beds, etc.