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Posts Tagged "feral cats"

Kittens, kittens, kittens!

Best Friends in Los Angeles has committed to save every kitten from L.A. city shelters between now and the end of the year, but help is needed.

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NKLA: Calling all heroes!

Los Angeles foster homes needed for dogs and cats with medical conditions in order to become nation’s largest no-kill city.

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Community cat playbook

TNR has evolved to return-to-field, a humane management model that gets community cats fixed and returned to their neighborhoods, bypassing the shelter entirely.

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Misinformation and scaremongering likely to undermine TNR efforts in Hawaii

Toxoplasmosis to blame for recent Hawaiian monk seal deaths puts trap-neuter-return of the island’s free-roaming cats at risk.

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Targeting outdoor cats is misguided and likely to backfire

Help Best Friends remove feral cats from the Western Governors’ Association list of invasive species.

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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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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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