Alley Cat Action, Volume 31, Issue 3, Winter 2021
Helping Cats in Your Community Workshop
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!
Animals Are Not The Only Victims: Can We Afford the Human Cost of Humane Euthanasia?
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.
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.
Microchips Save Lives
“Help! I Found a Cat Outdoors” Poster
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.
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.