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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 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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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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Sin no more: Las Vegas announces plan to take city to no-kill

After city’s rough animal welfare history, nonprofit group The Animal Foundation commits to making Las Vegas’ municipal shelter no-kill by 2020.

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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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“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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Confused about what no-kill means and doesn’t mean?

Best Friends co-founder corrects many of the inaccuracies surrounding no-kill policies and practices and offers resources to save more lives.

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Million cat challenge

New collaborative shelter-based campaign provides initiatives to keep cats out of animal shelters and produce a positive outcome for those who do.

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