Posts tagged "Alley Cat Allies"

Community Cats: National Feral Day

Community Cats: National Feral Day
Even if you don’t know it, they’re out there lurking in the shadows. According to market research conducted by Anne Beall, there are nearly as many feral (wild) cats in the U.S as there are owned cats. ”We know so little about feral cats, and even less of the truth about how people feel about them,”... Read more »

BlogPaws Experts Answer Reader Pet Questions

BlogPaws Experts Answer Reader Pet Questions
TYSON’S CORNER, VA — These selected questions were answered by experts attending the BlogPaws Conference 2013 here May 16-18. Over 500 pet bloggers and writers gathered to learn more about using social media to educate pet owners. Q: My 1-year-old Dachshund is lovable, but won’t stop peeing in the house, no matter how many times... Read more »

Without Cats, Birds Would Suffer So Would We

Without Cats, Birds Would Suffer So Would We
What would happen if all the world’s cats vanished? That’s the question posed by Natalie Wolchover on the Mother Nature Network.  And it’s a particularly relevant question since several ‘bird groups’ have recently and repeatedly pursued lots of press alleging that innocent wildlife is being exterminated by community cats. The allegation is that songbirds are... Read more »
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Cats vs. Birds, New Report Suggests Cats Are Bird Killers. Exaggerated or Not, Talk Solutions

Cats vs. Birds, New Report Suggests Cats Are Bird Killers. Exaggerated or Not, Talk Solutions
Cats are responsible for killing more birds than previously expected, according to a newly released report, “The Impact of Free-Ranging Domestic Cats on Wildlife of the United States,” published in the Journal Nature. This report and the response have caused all sorts of media attention and corresponding emotional responses by those who love cats, and also those who disdain... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Alley Cat Allies' Becky Robinson on Community Cats

WGN Radio Petcast: Alley Cat Allies' Becky Robinson on Community Cats
LISTEN HERE to this very special and particularly timely WGN Radio Petcast with America’s Queen of Feral and Stray cats, Becky Robinson, co-founder and President of Alley Cat Allies We talk about the history of cats. We go into detail talking about trap, neuter, return and why we need to deal with community cats. Imagine,... Read more »

Demonstration Over Cruel Treatment of Cats by Loews Hotels

Demonstration Over Cruel Treatment of Cats by Loews Hotels
I’ve been covering this story for some time. Volunteer employees had begun a program of trap, neuter, return at one of the three Loews properties at Universal in Florida, and began expand on their efforts with some success. Overnight, new management decided the only answer was to exterminate the cats. You read that right. When... Read more »
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Loews Loathes Cats

Loews Loathes Cats
Talk about creating your own public relations mess! What’s gone on over the past few months concerning feral cats at the three Loews Hotel properties on the grounds of Universal Studios, Orlando, FL remains inexplicable. According to an internal memo, if employees at the hotels feed the cats, this is potential cause for dismissal! The... Read more »

Becky Robinson on Unowed Cats: Alley Cat Allies

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Becky Robinson is the President and co-founder of Alley Cat Allies, a non profit which protects and advocates for all cats, owned and feral. When it comes to speaking up for cats, Robinson is one of the nation’s most known advocates and experts on cats, particularly on TNR.

Feral Cats Succeed at Cat Show, But Attacked by American Bird Conservancy

Feral Cats Succeed at Cat Show, But Attacked by American Bird Conservancy
A group of feral cats and kittens stole the Prairie Feline Fanciers cat show on September 24, 25 in Winnipeg MB Canada.  A contingent of former alley cats rescued by Craig Street Cats took 29 of 100 ribbons available for household pets according to Wire Service Canada  In addition, three of ten judges selected one... Read more »
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Not Sure This is Funny Jon Stewart, Birds vs. Cats

It’s a real problem which many people are very upset about, cats who are both free roaming and also owned that kill songbirds and other wildlife. There’s no doubt cats do prey on birds, though most experts agree that habitat destruction and pollution are far more significant factors. I think I can take a joke,... Read more »
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