Case Studies | Atlantic County NJ, Boardwalk Cats Project, Community Change

Atlantic City Boardwalk Project Case Study

Webinar | Anti-Cruelty

Animal Cruelty: Understanding Laws and Taking Action Webinar

Are you ready to become a voice for cats and help fight animal cruelty? Compassion for animals is wonderful, but understanding how to use it to speak out for stronger anti-cruelty laws is the key to real change. This webinar will show you the way!

Brochures | Atlantic County NJ, Boardwalk Cats Project

Discover The Atlantic City Boardwalk Cats Project Truth Card

Research | Animal Shelter, Trap-Neuter-Return

Key Scientific Studies on Trap-Neuter-Return

Scientific studies show that Trap-Neuter-Return, also known as TNR, is the humane and effective approach for managing feral cats. Trap-Neuter-Return improves the lives of feral cats, improves their relationships with the people who live near them, and decreases the size of colonies over time. These studies have been conducted in multiple countries, and they have been published in a variety of peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Guide/How-to | Animal Shelter, Plan to Scan, Veterinarian Awareness

How to Scan a Cat for a Microchip

Guide/How-to | Plan to Scan, Veterinarian Awareness

Sample Veterinary Protocols: Microchipping and Scanning

As a veterinary professional, you are a trusted resource in your community. Clients may turn to you for help in reuniting lost or stray animals with their owners.

Encouraging your clients to microchip their companion and community cats will dramatically increase the likelihood of a reunion should their cat become lost or end up in a shelter. It is also important to remind pet owners to keep their contact information up to date with the microchip company or through a universal no-cost registry

Guide/How-to | Animal Shelter, Plan to Scan, Veterinarian Awareness

Microchipping Saves Lives

Guide/How-to | Animal Shelter, Plan to Scan

Sample Shelter Protocols: Animal Intake and Scanning Procedures

Brochures | En Español, Trap-Neuter-Return

Cómo vivir con gatos en su vecindario

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, stop and question you, 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.”

Research | Trap-Neuter-Return, Veterinarian Awareness

Feral Cats and the Public—A Healthy Relationship

The science behind why feral cats are safe members of our communities.

Fact Sheet | Cats and the Law, Trap-Neuter-Return

Sebring, OH, Trap-Neuter-Return Ordinance

Alley Cat Allies assisted with the drafting and language of this 2016 TNR ordinance. It provides straightforward definitions of TNR-related terms that help protect community cats and their caregivers. It also clarifies that TNR is not abandonment and ensures that community cats are included among the animals legally protected from being injured or killed.