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USDA removes online database critical to animal welfare work

Invaluable tool to research animal welfare inspection reports removed from the United States Department of Agriculture website. Take action now.

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Kudos to Zappos — again!

Home For The Pawlidayz adoption promotion blows away goal, finding homes for over 11,000 animals nationwide between Black Friday through Cyber Monday.

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Saving pets in shelters: Zappos does it again

Zappos is sponsoring the adoption fees from Black Friday through Cyber Monday for participating Network partners – hoping to find homes for 9,000 animals.

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Lots to celebrate this National Feral Cat Day

From return-to-field efforts to barn cat programs to lives saved thanks to the Million Cat Challenge, there’s a lot happening to help free-roaming felines.

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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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