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Alley Cat Allies Resources

Fact Sheet | Trap-Neuter-Return, Veterinarian Awareness

Community Cat Protocol: Eartipping

Eartipping is an effective and universally accepted method to identify a spayed or neutered and vaccinated feral cat. It is the removal of the distal one-quarter of a cat's left ear, which is approximately 3/8 inch, or 1 cm, in an adult and proportionally smaller in a kitten.

Case Studies | Animal Shelter, Boardwalk Cats Project, 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 familiesand this is just scratching the surface of all the success stories!

Webinar | Animal Shelter, Veterinarian Awareness

Cat Behavior Webinar Series

Do you ever wonder how cats see the world? Can you read your cat's body language and understand how they feel? By the end of our new Cat Behavior Series, you'll know all of this and more!

Research | Veterinarian Awareness

Rabies: A Public Health Victory

Learn what you need to know about rabies. Why isn't it a public health threat? How does vaccination help? Discover why cats are a healthy part of the community.

Fact Sheet | Veterinarian Awareness

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Fact Sheet | Veterinarian Awareness

Protocols: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) Testing

Many veterinary spay/neuter clinics do not test feral cats for FeLV or FIV, because most enjoy excellent health and are no more likely to be infected with these viruses than owned cats.

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

How to Scan a Cat for a Microchip

Guide/How-to | Spay/Neuter, Veterinarian Awareness

High-Quality, High-Volume Spay and Neuter Clinic Guide

Holding a spay and neuter clinic is the best way to improve the lives of as many cats as possible. In assembly line fashion, stations help guide a cat from trap to anesthesia and through surgery to other necessary treatment areas. Stations can include: check-in/registration, anesthesia, prep, surgery, vaccination, grooming, and discharge/recovery. The following outlines Alley Cat Allies' approach to running a clinic, but there are many different approaches to a successful spay and neuter clinic.

Posters | Spay/Neuter, Veterinarian Awareness

Spay and Neuter Express Poster

All aboard! This informative poster walks through the 9 "station" stops on the Spay/Neuter "Express". Follow these steps to keep your high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter clinic running smoothly and on schedule. Poster is 11"x 17".

Posters | Spay/Neuter, Veterinarian Awareness

Megestrol Acetate (MA) – Short-term Non-surgical Contraception for Female Cats

Guide/How-to | Veterinarian Awareness

Veterinary Resource Center

Our Veterinary Resource Center has all the answers about cat health and behavior. Veterinarians: read all about community cat medical concerns. Learn more!

Guide/How-to | Veterinarian Awareness

Advocacy Tools: Veterinary Awareness

Get the materials you need to share information with veterinarians about community cats and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), all in one convenient bundle! This is a great way to help veterinarians get started in incorporating community cats into their practice.