Disaster Preparation Tips for Pet Owners, Cat Caregivers in Path of Storm

BETHESDA, Md.—As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida and the Southeastern United States, Alley Cat Allies, the international advocacy organization dedicated to protecting cats, has assembled a set of Disaster Preparation Tips for community cat caregivers, pet owners, and others involved with animals. These tips will help community cat caregivers and pet owners in the path of Irma […]

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What You Need to Know as Hurricane Irma Heads to the U.S.

As Hurricane Irma barrels across parts of the Caribbean and heads toward Florida and the southeastern United States, Alley Cat Allies has provided disaster preparation tips to community cat caregivers and pet owners to help ensure the safety of cats in the powerful storm’s path. Irma is currently ranked as a Category 5 hurricane, the […]

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Alley Cat Allies Deploys Resources to Gulf Coast for Hurricane Recovery

HOUSTON, TX—Alley Cat Allies has deployed an expert, bilingual disaster response team and is sending additional resources to help Texas and Louisiana organizations rescue cats and other animals whose lives continue to be in peril because of Hurricane Harvey. “Many people and animals have been displaced, shelters are overflowing and families were forced to make […]

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Illinois Passes Law Transforming How Cats and Dogs are Sold

Illinois has passed a new law, effective immediately, that will protect cats and dogs around the state by preventing pet stores from buying and selling animals from large commercial breeders, and ensuring more pets are securely microchipped before heading to their forever homes.

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Illinois Passes Law to Allow Counties to Save Cats

Thanks to our hard work, Illinois counties now have the freedom to use their money to fund lifesaving programs for cats. Under a new law, if counties put their dog and cat registration fees into a county animal population control fund, they can then use that money to fund Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return (TNVR) programs in their communities.

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Letter: Trap-Neuter-Return program would address cat problem

Published in The Meadville Tribune (PA) on August 29, 2017 It’s no surprise that the town of Linesville has community cats, as many areas do. Implementing a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program would address Linesville’s outdoor cat population while keeping the cats healthy and saving their lives (The Meadville Tribune, July 20). TNR is the only humane and effective […]

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Alley Cat Allies Assists in Hurricane Relief

While rainfall from Hurricane Harvey persists in southeast Texas and heads toward Louisiana, Alley Cat Allies is in contact with and already helping groups taking animals out of the flooded areas. In the coming days, weeks, and months, the region will need assistance as it strives to recover from the devastating effects of Harvey.

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Texas Residents and Animals in Path of Powerful Hurricane

Update–August 28, 2017: Some Hurricane Shelters Allow Pets Pets are now allowed at Houston evacuee shelters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, thanks to a decision made by the city’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett Sunday night. Alley Cat Allies applauds this decision as we continue to work with Feral Friends […]

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Lifesaving Trap-Neuter-Return Ordinance Adopted in Lafayette, LA

Officials in Lafayette, LA, adopted a strong new Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) ordinance in August, taking a big step forward in its goal to save more cats’ lives. Alley Cat Allies is proud to have been part of this effort. On August 11, Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux approved a law that overhauled the city’s animal control code […]

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