How to Really Protect Black Cats on Halloween (and Every Day)

As Halloween approaches, many of us are gearing up for thrills and dying to share our most bone-chilling scary stories. But there’s one tall tale that should be six feet under: the false notion that black cats are in significant and unique danger on that notorious night. You may have heard tell that around Halloween, […]

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Mayfield, Kentucky Feline Frenzy® Helps 100+ Cats in One Day

In honor of Global Cat Day 2022 and under our ongoing work on the frontlines to help Mayfield, Kentucky’s cats recover and thrive after devastating tornadoes in December 2021, Alley Cat Allies held a high-quality, high-volume spay and neuter and wellness event on October 12 as part of our Feline Frenzy® in the area. The […]

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Profile in Generosity: Melody Kretzinger-Stewart

Melody Kretzinger-Stewart once had nothing. But after hard work for many years, and a lot of sacrifices along the way, today she has the means and the drive to make a true difference in the world. Her goal: Donate a significant sum of money, and make it truly count. That’s why, after extensive research, she […]

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How You Can Defend Cats TODAY, Global Cat Day 2022

Global Cat Day is TODAY—October 16! On this international day of action and in the months to come, Alley Cat Allies is fighting harder than ever to end cruelty to cats worldwide. You can, too. Even though millions of people everywhere love cats and share their lives with them, cruelty to cats is still far […]

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Global Cat Day is October 16 – Take the Pledge to Fight Cruelty

Global Cat Day, on October 16, 2022, is a day to focus and dig deep in the fight to end cruelty worldwide, a fight that truly needs to happen every day of the year. Because while love for cats knows no borders, cruel and harmful acts against them are still far too common. Alley Cat […]

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Another Win for Cats in West Virginia

We have another exciting victory to report for cats in Ravenswood, West Virginia! Thanks to Alley Cat Allies’ support and the dedicated work of the Operation Fancy Free, Inc., organization, we are once again proving how beneficial Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) can be as a humane, nonlethal approach for cats. The successful TNR effort comes on the […]

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Hurricane Ian Update: Pet-Friendly Evacuation Shelters

Updated 9/28/2022 at 11:00 a.m. EDT Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall this afternoon in the Florida Suncoast. Evacuation in key areas right now is critical—and people with pets must ALWAYS evacuate with them. Alley Cat Allies is collecting a list of pet-friendly shelters in the area to help keep you informed. Keep in […]

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Letter to the Editor: A Humane Path Forward for Polk County, FL

This letter to the editor was published in the Lakeland Gazette on September 15, 2022. News reports in recent months paint a clear picture that Polk County has reached a crossroads in its approach to animal protection and cat management, with two distinct paths forward. One option – continuing to kill cats and kittens – […]

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