Lost & Found Cat Resources for a feral cat

Alley Cat Allies Resources

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

Research | Cats and the Law

Research: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is Not Abandonment

Guide/How-to | Alley Cat Allies, Animal Shelter, Community Change, Kittens / "Leave Them Be", Trap-Neuter-Return

The Cat Socialization Continuum: A Guide to Interactions Between Cats and Humans

Alley Cat Allies' "The Cat Socialization Continuum: A Guide to Interactions Between Cats and Humans" will help you understand the many degrees of socialization cats can exhibit and how to apply that knowledge to best care for, help, and protect them.

Guide/How-to | Community Change

Advocacy Toolkit

Guide/How-to | Animal Shelter, Kittens / "Leave Them Be"

Wait Until 8® Protocol and FAQ

White Paper | Cats and the Law

Understanding Your Local Government & Animal Control

Local governments administer animal control in various ways. It is important to understand how your jurisdiction manages animal control so that you can effectively advocate for change. Your first step in a campaign for change will be to orient yourself to your local government structure, identify the appropriate decision makers, and build lines of communication with them.

Publications | Cats and the Law

Cat Leash Laws: The End of the Line

Leash laws for Cats send even more cats into a system in which over 70% of all cats are killed in our nation’s local animal pounds and shelters.

Case Studies | Animal Shelter

Case Study: Fairfax County Animal Shelter

Guide/How-to | Community Change

How To Take Better Cat Photos

Snapping great photos of cats can be a bit challenging. Cats aren't exactly known for their willingness to stay put and say “cheese!” But capturing compelling images can make a world of difference, not only in helping cats get adopted, but also in creating memories and making fun gifts. Our resource has tips to help you get great photos of felines!