Alley Cat Allies Holds Community Cat Workshop in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – June 25, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will host a free workshop that will explain why Trap-Neuter-Return, or TNR, is the only humane and effective method to address populations of community cats, sometimes called feral cats. The workshop is scheduled from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

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Letter to the Editor: Wilkes-Barre Must Protect its Cats

This letter to the editor was originally published in the Times Leader on June 24, 2019. Wilkes-Barre is at a crossroads in its responsibility to protect cats who live here. At this critical moment, it’s important to recommit to the only humane and effective method to address community cat populations—Trap-Neuter-Return, or TNR. TNR is the […]

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Alley Cat Allies Issues Emergency Grant to Protect Kittens in Oklahoma Floods

As tornadoes and heavy flooding wreaked havoc in Midwestern and Southern states at the end of May, Alley Cat Allies sprang into action to save cats and kittens in the most affected areas. We issued an emergency grant to Stillwater, Oklahoma organization Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue, a member of our Feral Friends Network® and the […]

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A Profile in Compassion: Jill Wojtaszek

Jill Wojtaszek has never been afraid to speak out and step up for cats and kittens in her town of Port Jervis, New York. In the last six years, she started her own organization to provide Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), veterinary care, and adoption, joined Alley Cat Allies’ Feral Friends Network®, and inspired the City of Port […]

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Alley Cat Allies Congratulates New York Legislature for Passing Declawing Bill

ALBANY, N.Y. – June 4, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies congratulates New York for becoming the first state to pass a bill prohibiting the declawing of cats. Today both the New York Assembly and Senate passed the bill, which will now be delivered to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. If Gov. Cuomo signs the bill, New York would become the first state to ban cat declawing. “Cats rely […]

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Alley Cat Allies Reacts to Ruling Against Texas Cat-Killing Veterinarian

AUSTIN, Texas – May 31, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies applauds a ruling from the highest state court in Texas that reaffirms the decision to punish Kristen Lindsey. Lindsey is the veterinarian who cruelly shot Tiger the cat through the head with an arrow in 2015 and bragged about it on social media. The Texas […]

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A Bicycle Built for Boardwalk Cats

On a warm spring morning in Atlantic City, New Jersey, a red bicycle makes its way down the wood planks of the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. A small attached trailer rumbles along behind it, loaded with cat food that will soon be distributed to the 83 community cats for whom the boardwalk is home. Every […]

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Reward Offered by Alley Cat Allies in Howell, N.J., Cat Shooting

HOWELL, N.J. – May 15, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies is offering a reward of $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting and injuring a cat with a crossbow arrow in Howell, New Jersey. “There are well-known links between animal cruelty and human violence, […]

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Granted: Alley Cat Allies Provides Grants to Help Animals in Need

Mopsey Malone and Salvador are playful, healthy, and thriving cats.  But last fall, their fate was uncertain. The team at the nonprofit CATNIP Foundation found the felines in a Louisiana trailer park where the group has been carrying out Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) thanks to a grant from Alley Cat Allies. Mopsey, a black kitten, was tangled […]

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