Keeping Up the Fight to Save East Bay’s Cats

On July 21, Alley Cat Allies filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, to stop the East Bay Regional Park District’s (East Bay Parks) unlawful new policy that allows for the killing of cats, including with guns. That is not the only threat the policy presents. East Bay Parks is […]

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Animal Cruelty Has Many Forms. We Confront Them All. 

Were it not for a chilling call to Alley Cat Allies, Louie would not be alive today. The black and white cat, we were told over the phone, was on death’s door at just one year of age—the result of months of deliberate starvation by his owner. Rushed to a veterinary hospital in Washington, D.C., […]

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Alley Cat Allies Fights Against Park Policy to Kill Cats

California’s East Bay Regional Park District (East Bay Parks) adopted a new policy in June that calls for cats in their parks to be hunted down, shot, and killed whenever it deems necessary. The cruelty and suffering involved is staggering. Alley Cat Allies is researching and investigating all possible options, including legal avenues, to stop […]

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Alley Cat Allies Denounces East Bay Parks Vote for Cats to Be Shot

OAKLAND, Calif. – June 15, 2021 – Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson condemned today’s decision by the East Bay Regional Park District in California to move forward with a policy calling for shooting and killing cats in the parks. “East Bay Parks are now set to become killing fields for cats,” Robinson […]

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The Public Opposes East Bay Parks Plan to Keep Shooting Cats

OAKLAND, Calif. – June 14, 2021 – Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, has released results of a survey showing overwhelming disapproval among East Bay residents to the lethal cat control policy on which the East Bay Regional Park District’s (East Bay Parks) Board of Directors will vote on Tuesday. The […]

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Ending Cat Killing in Parks

Alley Cat Allies is engaged in two incredibly important campaigns – one in Northern California and one in Australia – which get to the heart of what we are about. We’re seeking to make justice and compassion the guiding principles for how our society treats cats. Martin Luther King Jr., whose ideas influenced the animal […]

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East Bay Regional Park District Still Advancing Cat Killing Policy

Despite local and international outcry against its shooting of 13 cats in October and November of 2020, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in Oakland, California, is continuing to greenlight lethal removal of cats in its extensive network of parklands. Alley Cat Allies is pursuing multiple options to stop the killing. Alley Cat Allies […]

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