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Archive for the "Cats" Category

Courage to spare

Join us in celebrating Mark Dodge, who perseveres against adversity and continues championing on behalf of community cats and homeless animals of Los Angeles.

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You can’t put a price on your best friend

Fee-waived and reduced-fee promotions generate interest in cat and dog adoptions, make no difference in how pets are valued, and help save lives.

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Come and get ’em while they last!

Please join us at our Pet Super Adoption events, featuring hundreds of cats and dogs, coming up in New York City, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles.

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“I’ve made up my mind. Don’t confuse me with the facts.”

When more than 4 million cats and dogs are killed in U.S. shelters every year, we need to be open to new, though sometimes controversial, lifesaving ideas.

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“Get out of jail free” card for cats passed by Arizona legislature

Thanks to new legislation, free-roaming cats in Arizona can avoid the mandatory time hold at shelters and instead be quickly fixed, vaccinated and returned.

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Declaring a victory for community cats

Community Cats Projects in Albuquerque and San Antonio have set a new standard for feline sheltering procedures, improving the live release rate to 90 percent.

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“You mean they kill animals in this country?”

As the United States becomes more and more pet-friendly, shifts in public values lead to the social change needed to Save Them All.

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Will declawing be outlawed in New York?

Animal-friendly legislation is introduced that could make New York the first state in the U.S. to make declawing of domestic cats illegal.

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Why we shouldn’t sugarcoat the deaths of thousands of shelter pets every day

Most animals who die in America’s shelters are killed, not euthanized. The difference matters.

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The best is yet to come

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and many positive trends, 2015 looks to be a great year for animals.

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