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How the war on cats is spurred on by deliberate misinformation

With the help of the Best Friends Cat Advocacy Team, we have put together this piece that fact-checks the claims made by the publishers of Cat Wars and authors of this book. The claims come from them; we present you with the facts.

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The real war on cats

Cat Wars, a soon-to-be-released new book, supports the killing of free-roaming cats with a rationale based on flimsy data.

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Million Cat Challenge half way to ambitious goal

Join the Million Cat Challenge virtual party on Facebook today to help celebrate 500,000 feline lives saved.

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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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