Becky Robinson Presents at Saving Nevada’s Pets Conference

RENO, Nev. – Oct. 16, 2019 – Becky Robinson, president and founder of Alley Cat Allies, will discuss the growing international movement to protect cats, including stray cats and feral cats, from being killed as she presents at the Maddie’s Saving Nevada’s Pets Conference in Reno on Friday, October 18. Robinson’s presentation will focus on […]

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Alley Cat Allies Global Cat Day® is October 16

BETHESDA, Md. – October 14, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies and its supporters around the world will observe Global Cat Day® on Wednesday, October 16, with a commitment to save cats, including stray and feral cats, from being killed. Becky Robinson, the president and founder of Alley Cat Allies, is asking everyone who values the […]

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Westwego, Louisiana, Considers Burdening Compassion 

Update: October 16, 2019: Unfortunate news: On October 15, the Westwego City Council unanimously passed the ordinance detailed below, which puts pressure on community cat caregivers and burdens their lifesaving work to help cats. If you took action and spoke out against the ordinance, thank you. Alley Cat Allies is continuing to look into the […]

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Op-Ed: Feral cats and their kittens are better off left outdoors

This Op-Ed by Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, Becky Robinson, and Dr. Kate Hurley was published in the San Francisco Examiner on September 19, 2019. Bringing mothers indoors for extended periods is ‘inhumane and misguided’ As people who love and empathize with animals, seeing cats—and particularly kittens—outdoors tempts us to launch into action to find ways to […]

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Feral Friends Network Profile: T-Town TNR Makes Lifesaving Change in Tulsa

Years ago, in the early days of her work as a cat advocate in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Samantha Polen was asked to call Alley Cat Allies. She was to gather information about Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), the nonlethal approach to cats living outdoors that was taking root throughout the nation because of Alley Cat Allies’ work. So, Samantha […]

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Alley Cat Allies Team Now Helping Cats in Veneta, Oregon

VENETA, Ore. – Sept. 10, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, is now providing its direct assistance, resources and leadership to care fora large group of cats in Veneta, Oregon, that has been the subject of recent news reports. Alley Cat Allies has organized a coalition of experts who […]

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Alley Cat Allies Hosts Workshop in Hays County, Texas

KYLE, Texas – Sept. 6, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will lead a workshop focused on saving and protecting the lives of cats for the people of Hays County and nearby areas of Texas. The workshop, “Helping Cats in Your Community,” will include an in-depth discussion about Trap-Neuter-Return […]

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Letter to the Editor: Cats Not a Public Health Threat

This letter to the editor was originally published on August 19, 2019 in The Citizen’s Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Editor: A recent letter to The Citizens’ Voice included falsehoods about cats that must be corrected to ensure Wilkes-Barre is basing its policies on facts, not scare tactics (July 27). The millions of cats in our […]

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Join Alley Cat Allies on Check the Chip Day

Today is National Check the Chip Day, and Alley Cat Allies is reminding the world about the power of the microchip. With this tiny technology, a quick scan may just save a cat’s life. The happy reunion stories happen all around the world. Thanks to a microchip, the Alley Cat Allies Recovery Center® in Northern […]

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