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Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 23, 2013
Contact: VAISHALI HONAWAR, or (240) 482-2580


First conference of its kind will focus on creating better policies for cats; Speakers include visionaries who have transformed U.S. sheltering system
WHO: Becky Robinson, president and co-founder of Alley Cat Allies
WHAT: Alley Cat Allies National Conference
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 8 to Sunday, Nov. 10
WHERE: Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202

BETHESDA, MD— Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy organization for cats, will hold its first national conference, Architects of Change for Cats, between Nov. 8 and 10 in Arlington, Virginia. The conference will feature more than 25 speakers and organizations whose work has dramatically transformed the animal sheltering system in the United States.

Becky Robinson, president and co-founder of Alley Cat Allies, will be available to speak with journalists between 11 a.m. and noon on Sunday, Nov. 10.

If you would like to attend the conference or the media availability with Becky Robinson, please RSVP Vaishali Honawar at, or at 240-482-2580.


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 nearly half a million supporters and helps tens of thousands of individuals, communities, and organizations save and improve the lives of millions of cats and kittens nationwide. Its website is