Posts tagged "Becky Robinson"

Animal Shelter Conference Remembers Euthanized Pets

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ACES International Animal Welfare Conference is September 26 to 28 in San Diego begun by Mike Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego….It’s an up and coming animal welfare conference, the second consecutive year. A highlight of the conference will be Remember Me Thursday is an initiative begun this year by  Arms.”to remember the beautiful... 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 »

Experts Converge at BlogPaws Answer Questions: Cat Attacks, Marking Dogs, Runny Nose Cat

Experts Converge at BlogPaws Answer Questions: Cat Attacks, Marking Dogs, Runny Nose Cat
Tysons Corner, VA. These selected questions were answered by experts attending the 2013 BlogPaws Conference May 16-18 in Tysons Corner, VA. Over 500 pet bloggers and pet writers gathered to learn more about how to educate people about companion animals using social media. I was keynote speaker, and David Frei, of the Westminster and National... 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 »

Reader Questions: Dog Walks Too Slow; Cat Invades Garden; Scratching Dog

Reader Questions: Dog Walks Too Slow; Cat Invades Garden; Scratching Dog
Q: I have a Boxer, who’s only 4 and should be up for long walks. But our walks are getting slower and slower, and Gracie just drags, acts lethargic and stops to sniff more and more. We used to walk twice as far in half the time. I know she has me trained. What can... Read more »
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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 »

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.
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