Maryland Program Awards More Than $890,000 for Spay and Neuter

Maryland nonprofit Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW), in partnership with the Montgomery County Community Cat Coalition (MC C3), is on the way to saving hundreds of cats’ lives thanks to a new influx of vital funds. MCPAW is one of 36 organizations that received funds through the Maryland Department of Agriculture Spay and […]

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Alley Cat Allies Demands Action on Spencer County Animal Shelter

SPENCER COUNTY, Ind. – Oct. 4, 2018 – Alley Cat Allies continues to demand major changes to protect cats at the Spencer County Animal Shelter based on new information from an Indiana State Police investigation indicating that the county’s top animal control leaders have: Put live cats in a freezer to die, Instructed staff to […]

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U.S. Senate Considers Bill to Ban Slaughter of Cats and Dogs for Human Consumption

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry is considering a bill that would ban the butchering and eating of cats and dogs, which is legal in most states around the nation.  Earlier this month, the House of Representatives took a vital step in animal welfare by passing the bill, H.R. 6720, also known as the “Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act […]

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New Delaware Law Protects Community Cats

Alley Cat Allies was proud to be present as Delaware Governor John Carney signed a bill into law on Monday that supports community cat programs like Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) around the state, ensures cats get the protection they deserve under Delaware’s animal cruelty laws, and benefits communities and animal shelters. Governor Carney was surrounded by cats […]

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Alley Cat Allies Promotes Humane Management of Cats at American Association of Feline Practitioners Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sept. 25, 2018 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will promote Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return (TNVR) and other humane and non-lethal programs that save cats lives at the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sept. 27-30, 2018. TNVR has become widely accepted as the […]

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Study: Non-Profit, High-Volume Spay and Neuter Clinics Play Important Role in Communities

Non-profit, high-volume, spay and neuter clinics are a lifeline for cats and the people who care about them. We also know that these services are vital to Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return (TNVR) programs around the country and across the globe. In a study published in September in the Journal of the American Veterinary Association, researchers examined, among other […]

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The Growing Acceptance of Cats as Therapy Animals

When we hear about cat therapy, we might think of a scholarly cat, seated upright and wearing bifocals, scribbling notes on a clipboard as a human reclines on a couch and recounts her problems. And that may not be far from the truth. The fact is, cats are therapy animals. In September, a report in […]

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