Lost & Found Cat Resources for a feral cat

Alley Cat Allies Resources

Research | Trap-Neuter-Return

Trap-Neuter-Return Research Compendium

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.

White Paper | Trap-Neuter-Return

The Vacuum Effect

Research | Trap-Neuter-Return

Research: The Vacuum Effect

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.

Guide/How-to | Trap-Neuter-Return

Best Practices: Community Cat Colony Care

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.

White Paper | Trap-Neuter-Return

All About Community Cats

Learn about feral cats in your community. Why can’t they be adopted? How does Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) work? Find out.

Research | Trap-Neuter-Return

Why Trap-Neuter-Return Feral Cats? The Case for TNR

What is Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)? Trap-Neuter-Return is the humane & effective approach to community cats. It stabilizes cat populations by stopping reproduction. Learn more about TNR & how it improves the lives of community cats.

Guide/How-to | Trap-Neuter-Return

Alley Cat Allies’ Heated Water Bowl Recommendations

Guide/How-to | Disaster Response, Trap-Neuter-Return

COVID-19 Guide: Safety Tips and Precautions for Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)

Guide/How-to | Trap-Neuter-Return

Drop & Box Trap Options for Cats