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Current Press Releases

April 9, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Doubles Reward in South Bend, Ind. Animal Cruelty Investigation, Thanks to Generous Donor
Today, Alley Cat Allies doubled the cash reward—to total $1,500—for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of 21 animals found stacked in an alley in South Bend, Ind. Police are requesting any eyewitnesses to come forward and make a sworn statement. Read the press release.

April 9, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers 5 Tips to Help Kittens This Spring
As springtime begins so too does “kitten season,” and Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy organization dedicated to cats, today offers 5 easy ways people can help cats and kittens this season. Read the press release.

April 4, 2014 - National and Nebraska Animal Protection Organizations Call on Knox County Authorities to Prosecute Officer for Shooting, Killing Cat
Four animal protection groups, including Alley Cat Allies and Best Friends Animal Society, submitted letters to the Knox County, Neb. attorney general, as well as the attorney general for the state of Nebraska and the state patrol, demanding an investigation and justice in the case of a Bloomfield, Neb. police officer who, according to city documents, shot and killed a resident’s pet cat in January. Read the press release.

March 28, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers $750 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest in South Bend, Ind. Animal Cruelty Investigation
Alley Cat Allies today announced a $750 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of 21 animals found stacked in an alley in South Bend, Ind. Read the press release.

March 27, 2014 - Trap-Neuter-Return Workshop and Information Session at Goodwood Library in East Baton Rouge County, LA
Goodwood Library will hold a workshop on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) March 29, 2014. Read the press release.

March 20, 2014 - As Trap-Neuter-Return Gains Momentum Nationwide, So Do Career Opportunities
As times change so do some careers. Titles like ‘travel agent’ and ‘video store clerk’ are on the decline, but in animal services exciting new careers are emerging. Read the press release.

March 17, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers Grant to Antioch, Calif. to Help Implement Trap-Neuter-Return for Community Cats
Alley Cat Allies today urges the Antioch City Council to reject a proposed ordinance that would impose a feeding ban and pet limit law in the city. Read the press release.

March 17, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Congratulates Mayor William Akers of Seaside Heights, NJ on Win of Animal Protection Unity Award
Alley Cat Allies today congratulated Seaside Heights, N.J. Mayor William Akers, who was awarded by the Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey with the Scott McVay Unity Award and a corresponding $1,000 cash prize. Read the press release.

March 6, 2014 - Police Officer Admits to Shooting and Killing Pet Cat—Alley Cat Allies Calls on Bloomfield, Nebraska to Take Action
Alley Cat Allies today called for city leaders in Bloomfield, Neb. to reevaluate their policies for cats after a police officer unlawfully shot and killed a trapped pet cat. Read the press release.

March 6, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies to Host Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop in Partnership with Johnson County Animal Shelter
Alley Cat Allies will hold a workshop on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) at the auditorium of the Johnson County Courthouse Annex on Tuesday, March 11. Read the press release.

February 13, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Commends City of Albuquerque for Model Trap-Neuter Return Program
Alley Cat Allies today applauded the City of Albuquerque, N.M. for standing behind its innovative Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program for outdoor cats, which just celebrated its two-year anniversary and has already been hugely successful, decreasing the number of cats killed in city animal shelters by 59 percent in just the first year. Read the press release.

February 6, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Launches ‘Save The Birds’ Campaign to Focus on the Real Threat to Birds: Humans
Alley Cat Allies just unveiled an educational campaign that focuses on the real threats to birds worldwide—humans and human-led activity, including habitat loss, pollution and climate change—in response to a tide of misinformation and scare tactics from so-called bird advocates that demonize cats and distort the truth. Read the press release.

February 3, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Applauds Delaware City for Adopting Trap-Neuter-Return
Alley Cat Allies today praised the Delaware City, Del. City Council for adopting a new ordinance that promotes Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). Read the press release.

February 3, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies to Host Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop in Partnership With Stanislaus Animal Services Agency
Alley Cat Allies will hold a workshop on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) at the Stanislaus County Harvest Hall on Tuesday, February 4. Read the press release.

January 28, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Urges Virginia Senate to Support Spay/Neuter Funding Bill
Alley Cat Allies today pressed the Virginia Senate to support S.B. 622, legislation that would establish a commonwealth-wide spay/neuter fund for dogs and cats. Read the press release.

January 27, 2014 - Residents Partner With National Organization Alley Cat Allies to Present Trap-Neuter-Return Proposal for Bedford Cats
Local advocates are scheduled to present a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) proposal at Tuesday night’s Bedford City Council meeting. The program is designed to significantly decrease the number of cats “euthanized” (i.e., killed) at the Bedford Animal Shelter by endorsing and encouraging TNR for stray and feral cats—commonly referred to as community cats. Read the press release.

January 22, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Reminds Cat Caregivers – Do Not Take Feral Cats to Animal Pounds or Shelters, Even in Extreme Cold
Alley Cat Allies today reminds those who care about outdoor cats in their communities that even in the extreme cold, cats should never be taken to animal pounds or shelters. Read the press release.

January 21, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Awards $5,000 Grant to Help Cats in Johnson County
The Johnson County Animal Shelter in Franklin, Ind., in partnership with the Humane Society of Johnson County, has been chosen for a unique nationwide grant program created by Alley Cat Allies. Read the press release.

January 15, 2014 - Lee County Domestic Animal Services Receives $5,000 Grant from National Nonprofit Alley Cat Allies
Lee County Domestic Animal Services in Fort Myers, Fla. has been chosen as one of five participants nationwide in a unique grant program created by Alley Cat Allies. Read the press release.

January 14, 2014 - Bay Minette City Shelter Receives $5,000 Grant from National Nonprofit Alley Cat Allies
Bay Minette City Shelter in Bay Minette, Ala. has been chosen as one of five participants nationwide in a unique grant program created by Alley Cat Allies. Read the press release.

January 9, 2014 - Stanislaus County Animal Services Receives $5,000 Grant from National Nonprofit Alley Cat Allies
Stanislaus County Animal Services in Modesto, Calif. has been chosen as one of five participants nationwide in a unique grant program created by Alley Cat Allies. Read the press release.

January 6, 2014 - As Temperatures Dip Below Freezing, Alley Cat Allies Offers Safety Tips for Outdoor Cats
Alley Cat Allies reminds those who care for outdoor cats in their communities that a few simple steps can go a long way in keeping feral cats comfortable in freezing temperatures. Read the press release.

January 2, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Urges Communities to ‘ Beat the Heat’—Spay/Neuter Before Kitten Season
Spaying and neutering outdoor cats as part of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) programs becomes even more important during mid-winter, when communities can get ahead of prime “kitten season” by ending the breeding cycle now, according to Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy organization for cats. Read the press release.

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