Ending Cat Declawing in the New Year: What You Need to Know

We’re starting the new year with some news about one of our biggest priorities in humane legislation for cats. Policies against cat declawing continue to arise in the United States and Canada, a movement that recognizes the procedure for what it is: a cruel amputation that can cause lifelong harm. In 2021, we can build […]

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Oakland Cats Shot by Park District

In the weeks just ahead of Thanksgiving last year, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in Oakland, California, sent armed teams out in the dead of night to hunt and kill cats in a tiny slip of park land bordered by car dealerships and office buildings. They have admitted to having shot and killed […]

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The Truth About the Oakland Park Shooting of Cats

Updated: January 22, 2021 In the weeks ahead of Thanksgiving last year, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in Oakland, California, sent armed teams out in the dead of night to hunt and kill cats in a tiny slip of park bordered by car dealerships and office buildings.  The park in question is part […]

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Cats and COVID-19: Everything You Need to Know

As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities—and in some areas is found to be mutating and spreading faster—Alley Cat Allies remains committed to providing you the most up-to-date information on how the pandemic affects cats and kittens. Now in the new year, with new developments every day in the crisis including the first rounds of […]

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9 Lifesaving Achievements You Made Possible for Cats in 2020

Have some champagne ready? We hope so, because there are some incredible accomplishments we at Alley Cat Allies want to celebrate with you! And yes, they all happened in 2020—which was also our 30th year in action. Because even as the world seemed to stop in its tracks in so many ways, we didn’t let […]

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Alley Cat Allies Earns Highest Ratings from Charity Navigator and GuideStar

As Alley Cat Allies works toward a world where every cat is valued and protected, we strive to be as transparent as possible as an organization. We are proud to say our commitment to accountability has been recognized yet again by Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in the United States! For the seventh consecutive […]

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Alley Cat Allies Makes Holiday Delivery of Cat and Dog Food to Shepherdstown

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – Dec. 22, 2020 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will make a bulk donation of cat, kitten and dog food for pets and community cats in the Shepherdstown area on Wednesday, December 23, in time for the holiday season. The Alley Cat Allies Keeping Families Together™ program […]

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Alley Cat Allies Condemns Cat Shootings in Oakland, CA, Park District

OAKLAND, Calif. – Dec. 21, 2020 – Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson has condemned the shooting and killing of cats by the East Bay Regional Park District in California. In a letter to the president and board of directors, she called on the park district to suspend the individuals responsible for the […]

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Kicking Off a Lifesaving Initiative for Cats in Rural Virginia

Bringing dynamic lifesaving programs for cats where few, if ever, have existed before. That’s a major part of the Alley Cat Allies’ movement, which is always on the move in every sense. When cats and kittens depend on us in every corner of this country—especially in rural communities, where resources for animals are historically scarce—staying […]

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