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Current Press Releases

November 20, 2014 - Bayside State Prison Refuses Again To Lift Cat Feeding Ban
Alley Cat Allies urges Governor Christie to intervene. Read the press release.

November 3, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Partnering With Montgomery County Animal Services To Save Community Cats
New partnership will address needs of community cats and residents. Read the press release.

October 13, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Donates TNR Equipment to Nonprofit Animal Group in Texas for National Feral Cat Day
Donation Will Support the Garland Trap-Neuter-Return Pilot Program. Read the press release.

October 10, 2014 - Over 40 Cats to be Neutered and Adopted After Animal Cruelty Allegations in Stone County Trailer Park
National nonprofit Alley Cat Allies working with local groups, Tri-Lakes Humane, SAAF and CARE Read the press release.

October 7, 2014 - Animal Planet’s Jackson Galaxy Stars in Alley Cat Allies’ PSA for National Feral Cat Day
“My Cat From Hell” Behaviorist Says All Cats Deserve Love and Protection. Read the press release.

September 8, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Partners With Humane Alliance To Train Veterinarians In Surgical Techniques For Community Cats
Research shows that 80 percent of pet cats have been spayed or neutered—but less than three percent of outdoor cats—stray and feral cats—have been sterilized. To help address the outdoor populations’ needs, Alley Cat Allies is partnering with the Humane Alliance of Asheville, North Carolina to create new curriculum to add to the existing intensive training in high-volume spay/neuter. Read the press release.

July 14, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers $5,000 Reward in Martinsville, Indiana Animal Cruelty Investigation
Alley Cat Allies offers a cash reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the recent deaths and disappearances of up to 30 cats in Martinsville, Indiana. Read the press release.

July 10, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies, ASPCA, and the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals Team Up to Offer Trap-Neuter-Return Trainings in NYC
Community cats are just that—part of the community. They are alley cats, street cats, and stray cats. Many individuals care about these cats and feed them—and the next step should be to become trained in trap-neuter-return (TNR) to have the tools to get the cats spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and ear-tipped, and then returned to their outdoor home. Read the press release.

June 24 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Earns Highest Rating From Charity Navigator—Top 4-star rating with focus on transparency, from largest charity evaluator
Alley Cat Allies’ sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it the coveted 4-star, highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Read the press release.

June 24, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers Summer Safety Tips For Outdoor Cats
As summer sets in, Alley Cat Allies is providing anyone who cares for cats outdoors with simple steps that can make the cats more comfortable in the coming heat. Read the press release.

June 17, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Calls for Dismissal of Ohio Animal Humane Officer; Repeat Offender—Shot and Killed Kittens and a Baby Raccoon; Children Watched
On the anniversary of shooting and killing five kittens, which garnered national attention, same officer kills baby raccoon as children look on. Read the press release.

June 17, 2014 - Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop at Paulding County Courthouse Cafeteria in Dallas, Georgia
Alley Cat Allies will be holding a free workshop on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) at the Paulding County Courthouse on June 18, 2014.  Read the press release.

May 14, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Hosts Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Ongoing Yonkers Cats Investigation
Alley Cat Allies is hosting a Town Hall meeting, Thursday, May 15, at 6:00 p.m., to discuss the open investigation of at least 25 cats who were killed, many of which were then placed in plastic bags and hung from a tree. Read the press release.

May 8, 2014 - Cat Advocates to Hold Memorial for Yonkers Cats Who Were Killed
A memorial service for the cats, found dead late last month in a Yonkers, New York lot, has been organized by local advocate Kristin A. Crage. At least 25 cats were killed, many of which were placed in plastic bags and hung from a tree. As the investigation continues, compassionate citizens will have the opportunity to pay their respects and mourn the deaths of the not to be forgotten felines. Read the press release.

April 28, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers $750 Reward in Lakeland, FL Animal Cruelty Investigation
Alley Cat Allies is offering a cash reward of $750 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of two confirmed cats, and a third whose death looks suspicious in Lakeland, FL. Read the press release.

April 25, 2014 - Alley Cat Allies Offers $750 Reward in Yonkers, NY Animal Cruelty Investigation
Alley Cat Allies offers a cash reward of $750 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of at least 25 cats found in Yonkers, NY. Anyone with any information is asked to contact local police. Read the press release.

April 23, 2014 - On World Vet Day, Alley Cat Allies Says Veterinarians Are Key to Saving the Lives of Outdoor Cats
As humane community programs for feral cats grow more prominent nationwide, Alley Cat Allies is marking World Veterinary Day (April 26) by recognizing veterinarians for the critical role they play in the success of these programs. Read the press release.

April 22, 2014 - As the Weather Heats Up, Alley Cat Allies Offers Safety Tips for Outdoor Cats
Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy group for cats, today reminds those who care for outdoor cats in their communities that with hot weather on the way, a few simple steps can make feral cats more comfortable in the heat. Read the press release.

April 22, 2014 - Atlantic City Boardwalk Cats’ Home to Get a Spring Cleaning
Every summer, and year round, Atlantic City’s visitors are charmed by the colony of feral cats who live around the city’s famed boardwalk. Volunteers from Alley Cat Allies—the nation’s largest advocacy organization dedicated to cats—will help the cats get ready for their summer visitors with two spring cleanup days. Read the press release.

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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