We’re giving animal shelters the programs and protocols they need to protect cats! Our new Shelter Series is four toolkits that provide detailed guides on creating programs to manage concerns about cats and Trap-Neuter-Return, provide foster care, and effectively communicate with the public.

Reducing Shelter Admissions and Saving Lives with a Cat Help DeskReducing Shelter Admissions and Saving Lives with a Cat Help Desk

Starting a Cat Help Desk saves cats’ lives by keeping cats out of shelters in the first place. The Cat Help Desk is where the public can contact and get the information they need to make the right decisions on behalf of cats. This guide walks you through setting up your own Cat Help Desk, and handling common questions.

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Saving Cats and Kittens with a Foster Care ProgramSaving Cats and Kittens with a Foster Care Program

Foster care programs will enable shelters to dramatically improve live release rates for cats–that means more lives saved! This guide will help you get your foster program off the ground quickly and avoid common pitfalls and difficulties. It even includes easy-to-use worksheets!

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"What about Complaints?" Managing Communications When Your Shelter Adopts a SNR or TNR Policy“What about Complaints?” Managing Communications When Your Shelter Adopts a SNR or TNR Policy

This guide provides real-life advice and information from animal services directors who have implemented Shelter-Neuter-Return (SNR) or Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) programs. It will help you address questions about your program, or help you make decisions about launching a new program.

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How to Support Trap-Neuter-Return in Your Community without Doing It All

How to Support Trap-Neuter-Return in Your Community without Doing It All

Want to embrace Trap-Neuter-Return but your organization is short on resources? This guide helps you support Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) in the community without taking on the role of creating and operating the entire program.

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The Shelter Series was created to empower shelters to take charge and make humane, lifesaving change. We thank Humane Network for working with us to write these invaluable guides.