Lost & Found Cat Resources for a feral cat

Alley Cat Allies Resources

Posters | Alley Cat Allies, Animal Shelter, Veterinarian Awareness

Look at That Cat! A Quick Guide to Identifying Cats

Our “Look at That Cat” poster is the guide you need to easily identify cats. Hang this poster up for quick reference to describe cats’ coat color, pattern, and length, and determine if they are male or female. Knowing how to accurately describe cats is important whether you work with cats, have your own cats, or care for community cats. While cats can appear in countless variations of coat colors, patterns, and more, this poster covers the basics.

Case Studies | Animal Shelter, 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 families—and this is just scratching the surface of all the success stories!

Newsletter | Alley Cat Allies, Anti-Cruelty

White Paper | Animal Shelter, Anti-Cruelty, Community Change, Trap-Neuter-Return

Conflict Resolution—How to Organize Quickly to Protect Community Cats

Not everybody understands the benefits of community cats and Trap-Neuter-Return. That means community cat colonies can sometimes face the risk of being removed from an area.

If there is ever a disagreement over community cats, it's important that you're ready to protect them. Our Conflict Resolution Fact Sheet is here to help. This guide is full of information to help you assess the situation, create a plan of action, and successfully advocate on behalf of community cats.

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

Microchips Save Lives

Posters | Animal Shelter, Community Change, Veterinarian Awareness

“Help! I Found a Cat Outdoors” Poster

Publications | Animal Shelter Transparency Project, Community Change, Shelter Transformation

Obtaining Animal Shelter Records: A Guide for Advocates

Asking your local shelter to share their records with you will help you get the facts about outcomes for animals in your community–like how many cats are adopted or killed–and that information can help you advocate to make changes that save cats’ lives.

Guide/How-to | Cats and the Law

Cats and the Law: A Guide to Getting Legal Help

If you find yourself involved in a legal dispute regarding a cat or kitten, your first question may be, “Do I need to hire an animal law attorney or firm?” Learn more here.

Guide/How-to | Animal Shelter, Disaster Response

COVID-19 Protocols for Animal Shelters

Infographic | Anti-Cruelty, Cats and the Law, Veterinarian Awareness

Cat Declawing Infographic

White Paper | Anti-Cruelty, Trap-Neuter-Return

Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is Not Abandonment—And Local Laws Must Reflect It

TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) is NOT abandonment. When community cats are returned, they are going back to the outdoor homes where they have been living and thriving. Learn more.

Research | Cats and Wildlife

Junk Science Gets Cats Killed