Lost & Found Cat Resources for a feral cat

Alley Cat Allies Resources

Newsletter | Alley Cat Allies, Anti-Cruelty

Fearlessly Defending Cats and All Animals

Guide/How-to | Disaster Response

COVID-19 Guide: Community Cat Caregivers

Guide/How-to | Trap-Neuter-Return

How You Can Help Community Cats: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trap-Neuter Return

Cat in a trap

This simple and informative guide walks through the steps of Trap-Neuter-Return. It follows a TNR effort from planning to completion so you can learn the ins and outs of the process. Ideal for new and seasoned trappers alike, this step-by-step handbook is a great reference to keep in your back pocket.

Fact Sheet | Cats and the Law

Know Your Rights: How to Talk to Local Authorities

If you are approached by animal control in relation to your position caring for cats, it's important that you understand your rights under the law. Just like police, animal control officers and humane investigators are bound by the law. They can't simply search your property or cite you without a reason. But caregivers often consent to requests by animal control officers because they don't know they have the option to say "no."

Guide/How-to | Community Change

Organizing Your Community for Strategic Change for Cats

Fact Sheet |

Cold Weather Tips for Cats

Research | Cats and the Law

Cat Licensing Laws

Passing a law mandating that all owners license their cats will increase the number of cats killed in animal pounds and shelters.

Guide/How-to | Alley Cat Allies, Animal Shelter, Community Change, Kittens / "Leave Them Be", Trap-Neuter-Return

The Cat Socialization Continuum: A Guide to Interactions Between Cats and Humans

Alley Cat Allies' "The Cat Socialization Continuum: A Guide to Interactions Between Cats and Humans" will help you understand the many degrees of socialization cats can exhibit and how to apply that knowledge to best care for, help, and protect them.

Fact Sheet | Cats and Wildlife

The History of the Domestic Cat

Domestic Black Cat

Cats have lived outside among people for over 10,000 yearsindoor-only is a new idea! Learn about the history of cats, from wild cat to domestic companion.

Guide/How-to | Animal Shelter, Trap-Neuter-Return, Veterinarian Awareness

Cat Identification Guide

Publications | Kittens / "Leave Them Be"

Found Kittens? Leave Them Be® Flyer

Brochures | Kittens / "Leave Them Be"

Found Kittens? Leave Them Be® Doorhanger