Lost & Found Cat Resources for a feral cat

Alley Cat Allies Resources

Publications | Kittens / "Leave Them Be"

Found Kittens? Leave Them Be™ Flyer

Brochures | Kittens / "Leave Them Be"

Found Kittens? Leave Them Be™ Doorhanger

Guide/How-to | Kittens / "Leave Them Be"

How Old Is That Kitten? Kitten Progression: At-a-Glance

Check out our newborn kitten progression chart. Get important answers to questions like: how to tell how old a kitten is and when do cats open their eyes?

White Paper | Cats and the Law

Understanding Your Local Government & Animal Control

Local governments administer animal control in various ways. It is important to understand how your jurisdiction manages animal control so that you can effectively advocate for change. Your first step in a campaign for change will be to orient yourself to your local government structure, identify the appropriate decision makers, and build lines of communication with them.

Research | Trap-Neuter-Return

Trap-Neuter-Return Research Compendium

White Paper | Trap-Neuter-Return

All About Community Cats

Learn about feral cats in your community. Why can’t they be adopted? How does Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) work? Find out.

Publications | Cats and the Law

Cat Leash Laws: The End of the Line

Leash laws for Cats send even more cats into a system in which over 70% of all cats are killed in our nation’s local animal pounds and shelters.

Case Studies | Animal Shelter

Case Study: Fairfax County Animal Shelter

Research | Trap-Neuter-Return

Why Trap-Neuter-Return Feral Cats? The Case for TNR

What is Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)? Trap-Neuter-Return is the humane & effective approach to community cats. It stabilizes cat populations by stopping reproduction. Learn more about TNR & how it improves the lives of community cats.

Guide/How-to | Community Change

How To Take Better Cat Photos

Snapping great photos of cats can be a bit challenging. Cats aren't exactly known for their willingness to stay put and say “cheese!” But capturing compelling images can make a world of difference, not only in helping cats get adopted, but also in creating memories and making fun gifts. Our resource has tips to help you get great photos of felines!

Guide/How-to | Alley Cat Allies

Community Cat Shelter Options Gallery

Provide shelter to outdoor cats, whether feral or stray to keep them warm in the winter. See all the insulated cat houses for outside for your cat.

Newsletter | Alley Cat Allies, Disaster Response

A Helping Paw for Cats During COVID-19