Alley Cat Allies Files Suit to Protect Spencer County Cats

Update: February 27, 2019 Alley Cat Allies filed a lawsuit asking an Indiana judge to order Spencer County Animal Shelter in Indiana not to reopen until it adopts humane standards of care and policies and fully trains employees. Last fall we played a vital role in successfully closing the shelter after a shelter employee came […]

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Alley Cat Allies Goes to Court to Protect Spencer County Cats

ROCKPORT, Ind. – February 25, 2019 – Alley Cat Allies filed a lawsuit today asking an Indiana judge to order Spencer County not to reopen its animal shelter until three critical steps have been completed: The county must stop killing animals by using freezing or hypothermia and can only use humane euthanasia, It must adopt […]

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Spencer County Animal Shelter Closes Amid Demands for Reforms

The Spencer County Animal Shelter is closing, effective immediately. The decision by the county Animal Control Board was announced on October 4th and was issued more than a month after Alley Cat Allies hit the ground in Spencer County, mobilizing supporters and advocates and fighting for humane changes at the shelter. In August, shelter volunteers […]

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Alley Cat Allies Demands Action on Spencer County Animal Shelter

SPENCER COUNTY, Ind. – Oct. 4, 2018 – Alley Cat Allies continues to demand major changes to protect cats at the Spencer County Animal Shelter based on new information from an Indiana State Police investigation indicating that the county’s top animal control leaders have: Put live cats in a freezer to die, Instructed staff to […]

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Alley Cat Allies Heads to Spencer County, Indiana, to Demand Shelter Reforms

Update: September 22, 2018 Alley Cat Allies is demanding accountability and increased oversight after a prosecutor in Spencer County, Indiana, decided not to file charges in the case of an animal control officer accused of killing cats and kittens by putting them into a freezer. See the most recent stories in local media about our presence […]

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