Alley Cat Allies Welcomes Global Cat Day 2018

When I look back from the founding of Alley Cat Allies to today, I’m humbled by the tremendous progress we’ve been able to achieve for the wellbeing of cats over the past 28 years. Tomorrow, October 16, is Global Cat Day. On this special day, we celebrate the power of this movement—the compassion and hard […]

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Alley Cat Allies is on the Ground Amid Hurricane Michael Devastation

Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage throughout the southeastern United States. These areas are still being impacted in its wake. As rescue and recovery efforts get under way in Florida, cats are often overlooked victims in disasters like this. Alley Cat Allies is already on the ground working with local organizations and shelters as well as […]

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Hernando County, Florida, Goes All In for TNR

Barriers to the groundbreaking Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program in Hernando County, Florida, have just come crumbling down. The Hernando Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to approve a countywide TNR program in April, but the county’s animal control code needed updates to fully support the measure. On October 9, the board voted to approve an ordinance […]

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Chile Makes TNR Mandatory

Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is now Chile’s official approach to community cats and all municipalities must make efforts for its proper implementation under new regulations enacted in August. It is the first time that groundbreaking protections for community cats across the country have been mandated. With Global Cat Day approaching on October 16, it is an amazing […]

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Spencer County Animal Shelter Closes Amid Demands for Reforms

The Spencer County Animal Shelter is closing, effective immediately. The decision by the county Animal Control Board was announced on October 4th and was issued more than a month after Alley Cat Allies hit the ground in Spencer County, mobilizing supporters and advocates and fighting for humane changes at the shelter. In August, shelter volunteers […]

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Maryland Program Awards More Than $890,000 for Spay and Neuter

Maryland nonprofit Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW), in partnership with the Montgomery County Community Cat Coalition (MC C3), is on the way to saving hundreds of cats’ lives thanks to a new influx of vital funds. MCPAW is one of 36 organizations that received funds through the Maryland Department of Agriculture Spay and […]

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Alley Cat Allies Demands Action on Spencer County Animal Shelter

SPENCER COUNTY, Ind. – Oct. 4, 2018 – Alley Cat Allies continues to demand major changes to protect cats at the Spencer County Animal Shelter based on new information from an Indiana State Police investigation indicating that the county’s top animal control leaders have: Put live cats in a freezer to die, Instructed staff to […]

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U.S. Senate Considers Bill to Ban Slaughter of Cats and Dogs for Human Consumption

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry is considering a bill that would ban the butchering and eating of cats and dogs, which is legal in most states around the nation.  Earlier this month, the House of Representatives took a vital step in animal welfare by passing the bill, H.R. 6720, also known as the “Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act […]

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New Delaware Law Protects Community Cats

Alley Cat Allies was proud to be present as Delaware Governor John Carney signed a bill into law on Monday that supports community cat programs like Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) around the state, ensures cats get the protection they deserve under Delaware’s animal cruelty laws, and benefits communities and animal shelters. Governor Carney was surrounded by cats […]

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