URGENT Need: Foster or Adoptive Homes for Cats and Kittens

When cats need us, Alley Cat Allies will always be there. We recently responded to two crisis situations in which cats needed immediate rescue to save their lives. Now, we are seeking loving foster and adoptive homes for 58 cats and kittens. If you live in the Maryland, Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. or New Jersey […]

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Alley Cat Allies Fights Against Park Policy to Kill Cats

California’s East Bay Regional Park District (East Bay Parks) adopted a new policy in June that calls for cats in their parks to be hunted down, shot, and killed whenever it deems necessary. The cruelty and suffering involved is staggering. Alley Cat Allies is researching and investigating all possible options, including legal avenues, to stop […]

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Letter to the Editor: Cats Don’t Vanish Under Cruel Feeding Bans 

This letter to the editor was published on the TribLive.com media outlet in Western Pennsylvania on July 4, 2021. To the editor:  By imposing a feeding ban on cats, Plum is disregarding what so many other communities have already learned the hard way—outlawing feeding policies are cruel and consistently fail as a means of managing populations of community cats. Calls about cats won’t diminish, either.  Cats won’t vanish after attempts to starve them to death—they’ll just look […]

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Alley Cat Allies Denounces East Bay Parks Vote for Cats to Be Shot

OAKLAND, Calif. – June 15, 2021 – Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson condemned today’s decision by the East Bay Regional Park District in California to move forward with a policy calling for shooting and killing cats in the parks. “East Bay Parks are now set to become killing fields for cats,” Robinson […]

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Letter From Becky Robinson Opposing a Dangerous TNR Law in Jefferson, Iowa

Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson sent the following letter to the Jefferson City Council in Iowa in opposition to a dangerous new amendment to the city’s animal control ordinance. The measure, if passed, would continue Jefferson’s history of endangering the lives of community cats and discouraging constituents from providing care that benefits […]

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Calling Out the Dangerous Ideas Behind Socially Conscious Sheltering

This year the Colorado General Assembly passed a bill, HB21-1160, which aimed to introduce a shelter approach known as Socially Conscious Sheltering into state law. The initial draft of the bill contained many provisions and ideas that would have been dangerous to cats. Alley Cat Allies responded by mobilizing our network of supporters and connecting […]

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Texas Passes Lifesaving Microchip Scanning Bill Into Law

In a lifesaving win for animals, Texas has officially passed into law a bill requiring animal shelters and releasing agencies, including rescues, to scan an animal in their custody for a microchip “as soon as practicable.” The act will officially take effect on September 1, 2021. Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson wrote […]

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