Ravenswood Council Should Reject Proposed Anti-Cat Ordinance

This letter to the editor was published in the Jackson Star & Herald on June 7, 2022 To the editor: The anti-cat ordinance currently under consideration by Ravenswood City Council would not only be cruel and inhumane for the cats who live in the city, but it would also doom the city’s animal control efforts […]

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Becky Robinson Calls for Justice in the Killing of Mr. Meow

SAN ANDREAS, Calif. – May 23, 2022 – Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson is calling for maximum punishment for Colton Fontes, who was arraigned today on charges of felony animal cruelty for the shooting and killing of Mr. Meow the cat earlier this year in Calaveras County, California.  “Despite his not guilty […]

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Alley Cat Allies Holds Demonstration for Justice for Mr. Meow

Join Us at the Arraignment of Colton Fontes for Charges of Felony Animal Cruelty in His Killing of Mr. Meow! On Monday, May 23, Colton Fontes is being formally charged with felony animal cruelty for maliciously and intentionally shooting and killing a cat named Mr. Meow. Fontes will be arraigned and appear before Judge Douglas […]

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Letters to the Editor: Feral Cat Hunting Quip Draws Condemnation

This letter to the editor was published in the Newark Advocate on May 7, 2022. The Immorality of Hunting Cats Shame on Licking County Prosecutor Bill Hayes for using his position of leadership in the community to suggest the outrageous and illegal act of hunting cats. Such threats of government-sanctioned cruelty toward any species are unacceptable […]

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5 Ways to Help Mother Cats This Mother’s Day (And Every Day)

A mother’s love and care are irreplaceable. That is why Alley Cat Allies is committed to protecting all mother cats and their kittens through tireless advocacy, lifesaving programs, humane education, and community empowerment on their behalf. This Mother’s Day, join us in our mission! There is something everyone can do to protect and improve the […]

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Speak Out for Cats: Attend California Declawing Ban Hearing

Update 4/26/2022: Great news: California’s declaw ban passed the first committee! Thank you to all who spoke out and showed up in support of this lifesaving bill so far. We’ll keep you updated on next steps as California stays on track to become the third U.S. state to outlaw declawing. Original Post: As the California […]

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Take Action: Make California the Third State to Ban Cat Declawing

Maryland became the second state in the nation to outlaw cat declawing yesterday, and we can keep up the lifesaving momentum! Right now, California is considering its own declawing ban—and is poised to become the third state to bring an end to this invasive and painful surgery that only rarely has medical benefit for cats. […]

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