Rampage Against Cats | Donate Now! – Alley Cat Allies

By: Becky Robinson, President and Founder | Alley Cat Allies Some officials in a Michigan community are going on a rampage against cats. Macomb County Animal Shelter recently adopted important lifesaving policies for cats—but a group of cities in the county are rebelling. They want to keep killing cats. This shows that even when communities make progress, some cling to ineffective policies. Policies that cause … Continue reading Rampage Against Cats | Donate Now! – Alley Cat Allies

Orphaned Cougar Cubs Prepare for New Home at North Carolina Zoo

BY: AMY SINATRA AYRES They might look like an armful of cuddly kittens, but these little ones were born to be feisty. Three cougar cubs — two girls and a boy — were brought to the Oregon Zoo by wildlife authorities last month after their mother was shot by a hunter. The little mountain lions have come a long way in the last five weeks. … Continue reading Orphaned Cougar Cubs Prepare for New Home at North Carolina Zoo

Alley Cat Allies’ year-end goal

By: Becky Robinson With one day to go until December 31st, we still have $70,385 to raise. I’ve been thinking…. What if everyone reading this took a minute to  give right now,  whether it’s $5 or $50 or $500 or $5,000, so more cats and kittens could be safe and protected in 2014? Imagine how many lives we’d save . How many animal shelters we’d help … Continue reading Alley Cat Allies’ year-end goal

Israel Will Trap, Neuter and Return 45,000 Street Cats

By: Piper Hoffman Street cats are everywhere in Israel, in huge numbers. I and others can attest that they don’t look good: they tend to be dirty and skinny, often with visible skin infections and eye problems. Their lifespans average just one or two years, compared to 13-17 years for cats who live indoors or in managed colonies. Most of the cats’ human neighbors have historically … Continue reading Israel Will Trap, Neuter and Return 45,000 Street Cats

Tell North Ridgeville’s Mayor to Halt the Killing of Cats and Meet with Alley Cat Allies

By: Alley Cat Allies I’m outraged that a so-called “Humane” Officer in North Ridgeville, Ohio, shot and killed five kittens. North Ridgeville Mayor David Gillock should issue an immediate order halting the “euthanasia” of cats by Humane Officers—and meet with Alley Cat Allies to discuss more humane measures for feral cats, including community-supported Trap-Neuter-Return. Humane Officers should be educating residents about how to treat animals … Continue reading Tell North Ridgeville’s Mayor to Halt the Killing of Cats and Meet with Alley Cat Allies