Becky Robinson, the president and founder of Alley Cat Allies, made the following statement about the Legge study on feral cats that appeared in the journal “Biological Conservation” in December 2016.
Most shelters don’t want to euthanize cats, but they often don’t know where to start in implementing lifesaving changes in their community. Luckily, a couple of cat advocates in Rockbridge County, VA, came to Alley Cat Allies for help earlier this year because they knew their shelter needed and wanted help. Located in the scenic […]
Every year, Alley Cat Allies celebrates the lives of community cats on National Feral Cat Day—October 16. In 2016, we carried out a successful Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) project with a community in Hyattsville, MD. We invite you to join us in saving cats’ lives every day!
New Jersey is close to becoming the first state in the nation to ban declawing. The New Jersey Assembly and Senate are considering bills, A3899 and S2410, that would add declawing to the state’s list of animal cruelty offenses. The practice would only be allowed if medically necessary. Because our supporters spoke out, Bill A3899 […]
With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dear Office Cat Diana. In May of 2002 a litter of kittens was born in southeast Washington, DC. When these kittens were just 10 weeks old, they were found and adopted by Alley Cat Allies to join the ranks of our office cats. Diana was a […]
More Good News—December 2, 2016 We are happy to say that your action has made an even bigger difference for Washington D.C.’s cats! Because you spoke out, all mentions of cats have been removed from the Fisheries and Wildlife Omnibus Amendment Act of 2016 (B21-0386). The D.C. Council unanimously voted in favor of this new […]
BETHESDA,MD—As temperatures across the country begin to drop, many people find themselves concerned about how to care for outdoor cats in the wintertime. Cats are resilient, but they can always use a hand staying warm and healthy during cold weather. “Cats live and thrive outdoors in all kinds of climates,” said Becky Robinson, president and […]
October 2016 Community Cat Sterilization Program in American Samoa We know that National Feral Cat Day is celebrated globally and nationally. In fact, in honor of this year’s National Feral Cat Day, Alley Cat Allies’ partners at Animal Balance hosted “Trapped in Paradise” in collaboration with Alofa Mo Meaola and the American Samoa Government Department […]
This story is second in a five-part series, Trapped in Paradise. Read the next story in the series. After more than 24 hours of travel, the Animal Balance team arrived on October 11 in Pago Pago—the capital of American Samoa. Nick King, co-founder of their partner organization on the ground (Alofa Mo Meaola or Love […]
This story is third in a five-part series, Trapped in Paradise. Read the next story in the series. The team in American Samoa really hit the ground running! For their first official spay and neuter clinic, which took place on October 12 in the capital, Pago Pago, they had 22 cats waiting—who were successfully trapped […]