Lost & Found Cat Resources for a feral cat

Alley Cat Allies Resources

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.

Guide/How-to | Community Change

Advocacy Toolkit

Fact Sheet | Anti-Cruelty, Cats and Wildlife, Cats and the Law

Animal Cruelty Facts: Understanding the Law and the Link

Animal cruelty laws exist in all 50 states, however they are lacking. Learn what you can do to help your community.

Newsletter | Alley Cat Allies

Fearlessly Defending Cats and All Animals

Fact Sheet | Cats and the Law

Cats and the Law: Finding and Understanding Laws That Impact Cats

If you are involved with community cats, Trap-Neuter-Return, colony care, or advocating on behalf of cats, knowing your local laws about catsas well as your state anti-cruelty lawsis valuable. There may be local laws that directly, or indirectly, effect Trap-Neuter-Return programs and other work you are doing. Additionally, anti-cruelty laws exist in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and apply to all cats.

Legal Case Document | Animal Shelter, Anti-Cruelty

Alley Cat Allies brings this mandamus action to compel Berkeley County Animal Control to perform its nondiscretionary legal duty of preventing animal cruelty, in particular within its own office.

Fact Sheet | Trap-Neuter-Return, Veterinarian Awareness

Community Cat Protocol: Eartipping

Eartipping is an effective and universally accepted method to identify a spayed or neutered and vaccinated feral cat. It is the removal of the distal one-quarter of a cat's left ear, which is approximately 3/8 inch, or 1 cm, in an adult and proportionally smaller in a kitten.

Publications | Cats and the Law

Trap-Neuter-Return Ordinances

Case Studies | Animal Shelter, Boardwalk Cats Project, Plan to Scan, Veterinarian Awareness

The Power of a Microchip: Reuniting Cats and their Families

A scan of a microchip reunited these cats with their familiesand this is just scratching the surface of all the success stories!

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

How Old Is That Kitten? Kitten Guide: Eight Weeks

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

How Old Is That Kitten? Kitten Guide: Seven Weeks

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

How Old Is That Kitten? Kitten Guide: Five Weeks