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Archive for the "Cats" Category

The Remarkable Dr. Kate Hurley: Evolution of a cat lifesaving legend

Kitten inspires Dr. Kate Hurley to attend veterinary school, co-found the Million Cat Challenge and revolutionize shelter medicine.

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Community cat playbook

TNR has evolved to return-to-field, a humane management model that gets community cats fixed and returned to their neighborhoods, bypassing the shelter entirely.

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Misinformation and scaremongering likely to undermine TNR efforts in Hawaii

Toxoplasmosis to blame for recent Hawaiian monk seal deaths puts trap-neuter-return of the island’s free-roaming cats at risk.

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Houston area foster homes urgently needed

Be a hero and help save lives. Open your home during kitten season to foster some of the most adorable animals you will ever meet.

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Targeting outdoor cats is misguided and likely to backfire

Help Best Friends remove feral cats from the Western Governors’ Association list of invasive species.

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Best Friends founders honored

Social Capital Hero Award presented to Best Friends’ co-founders for their great impact for the greater good.

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Demand Houston SPCA Save Hurricane Harvey Animals

Update: We want to be clear that our call to action regarding the HSPCA has nothing to do with the totally unsubstantiated rumors that have been floating around the internet that the HSPCA is killing animals in Beaumont.  The wild he-said-she-said gossip began on the evening of the 2nd as the HSPCA took over the management […]

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Community cats lawyer up

American Bar Association committee passes resolution encouraging uniform laws and policies regarding trap-neuter-return (TNR) programs.

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In Memoriam: Mark Dodge

Please join us in paying homage to the co-founder of FixNation for his service to our country and the animals in Los Angeles.

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New numbers reveal great progress being made toward no-kill

Data allowing us to measure our lifesaving progress on a national scale reveals an amazing reduction in the number of dogs and cats being killed in the U.S. each day.

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