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The AVMA leaves the door open for killing community cats

Revised policy endorses lethal methods of controlling free-roaming cat populations, despite the fact that trap/neuter/return is the only proven method to work.

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Happy New Year from Best Friends

As 2015 comes to a close, I am taking a moment to pause and reflect over the last year, and I am truly amazed at the incredible things that happened. Each year, it seems our work together grows bigger and bigger, and that means more lives saved than ever before.

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Zappos Black Friday adoption event: A door-buster for sure!

Results are in: More than 6,200 pets adopted as a result of Zappos adoption promotion over Black Friday weekend!

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Zappos gives big to save pets

Zappos is underwriting adoption fees for 100 Best Friends Network partners from Nov. 27-30. Adopt a pet for the holidays!

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When funny viral videos aren’t funny at all

Cats rule the Internet, but the new online trend of sharing videos of people scaring their cats with a cucumber is just wrong.

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Happy National Feral Cat Day!

October 16 is National Feral Cat Day, a day to recognize the only humane option for stabilizing and reducing the stray cat population: trap/neuter/return (TNR).

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Call it owner surrender or on-demand dumping of pets, the policy needs to change

Managed admission, rather than on-demand relinquishment of cats and dogs to shelters, results in more positive outcomes for the animals and more lives saved.

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TNR: Eliminating the whack-a-mole factor

Trap/neuter/return opponent pops up in our nation’s capital, despite the fact that TNR is the only humane way to control populations of community cats.

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Grand jury’s refusal to prosecute: A lack of compassion for cats

Be a voice for Tiger and all cats. Request that Kristen Lindsey’s veterinary license be revoked by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

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Save the kittens, Save Them All

Be a part of opening another kitten nursery to help save an additional 4,400 lives and work toward a no-kill Los Angeles.

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