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Press Release

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2012
Contact: PATRICIA JONES, media@alleycat.org or (718) 651-7187

ALLEY CAT ALLIES OFFERS REMOTE ASSISTANCE TO FIRE-AFFECTED REGIONS OF COLORADO
Hotline available for residents who need help with outdoor cats

BETHESDA, MD—Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today offered assistance to residents of Colorado Springs, Colo. and surrounding regions who are affected by the wildfires responsible for destroying homes and separating families from their communities, including many residents who care for outdoor cats.

“Our thoughts are with everyone suffering under these tragic circumstances,” said Becky Robinson, president and co-founder of Alley Cat Allies. “We stand ready to provide remote support for people who need help with cats in the affected areas.”

Alley Cat Allies is currently working to coordinate care in the area among local resources. Residents who need remote assistance should email Alley Cat Allies at info@alleycat.org, Subject: Colorado Wildfires, or call the Alley Cat Allies Help Desk at 240-482-1980 Ext 330.

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About Alley Cat Allies
Alley Cat Allies is the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. Founded in 1990, today Alley Cat Allies has more than 260,000 supporters and helps tens of thousands of individuals, communities, and organizations save and improve the lives of millions of cats and kittens nationwide. Their web site is www.alleycat.org.