Atlantic City Boardwalk Project Case Study
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!
Discover The Atlantic City Boardwalk Cats Project Truth Card
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.
How to Scan a Cat for a Microchip
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
Microchipping Saves Lives
Sample Shelter Protocols: Animal Intake and Scanning Procedures
Cómo vivir con gatos en su vecindario
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.”
Feral Cats and the Public—A Healthy Relationship
The science behind why feral cats are safe members of our communities.
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.