Op-Ed: Alaskans should have a choice on cats

Published in Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage, AK) on July 19, 2017 It’s important that Alaskans have the facts about trap-neuter-return, or TNR, the process by which community cat populations are stabilized and managed. Unfortunately, a June 21 commentary in the Alaska Dispatch News written by columnist Rick Sinnott obscures the truth. In reality, decades of practice show […]

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Vacation Tails: Trap-Neuter-Return Flourishes in Tainan City, Taiwan

Tainan City, my hometown, is the oldest city in Taiwan. It was founded as a Dutch colony and has a rich history. Tainan City is known for its vibrant culture, beautiful temples, historic buildings, and even for being “the City of Snacks.” In recent years, the ancient city has also become known for something else: […]

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Advocacy Roundup: New State Laws Are Victories for Cats

As state legislatures around the country adjourn for the summer, we want to share our successes from this session. In states from Connecticut to Nevada, pro-cat bills have been signed into law. We voiced our support for these bills in letters to legislators, and in some cases, we asked you to chime in, too. Some […]

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Help Us Catch Boardwalk Cats’ Killer—Reward Offered

We’re offering a total reward of $5,000 to the person or persons who provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for killing three beloved cats from our Boardwalk Cats Project in Atlantic City, NJ. On March 22, at Vermont Avenue and the boardwalk, three of the Boardwalk Cats were found […]

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Alley Cat Allies Condemns Torture of Staten Island Cat

In a stomach-churning case, Chester, a defenseless cat in Staten Island, N.Y., was tortured by his owner’s neighbor, who posted the footage on social media. The details of his torture are hard to hear, but Chester survived and is receiving medical care. According to news reports, police came across the Facebook Live video of Chester’s […]

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Judge to Make Final Decision on Kristen Lindsey’s Veterinary License

Kristen Lindsey, the Texas veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow and arrow in 2015 and bragged about it on Facebook, is slated to appear before a judge next Thursday to try and get her license suspension overturned. In October 2016, the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners decided to suspend Lindsey’s veterinary license […]

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Connecticut Passes Bill to Improve Animal Shelters

Connecticut has approved a lifesaving change for its shelter animals. On July 7, Governor Dannel Malloy signed House Bill 6334 into law, requiring Connecticut animal shelters to register with the state Commissioner of Agriculture. This new law will allow the state to inspect shelters to ensure they are following proper regulations for sanitation, disease, humane […]

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Celebrating the Cat Heroes of Atlantic City, NJ!

On June 15, we were proud to host a special Cat Hero Celebration to recognize the city officials and volunteers in Atlantic City, NJ, whose hard work made our lifesaving Atlantic City Boardwalk Cats Project a success. In an award ceremony on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, Alley Cat Allies honored four local leaders for their […]

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