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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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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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“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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Endorsing a progressive AVMA community cat policy

Best Friends Animal Society’s medical director submits recommendations to the American Veterinary Medical Association, asking to end the killing of free-roaming cats.

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TNR is the answer

Trap/neuter/return (TNR) is the indisputable answer to the community cat question. Killing is not.

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California shelter bill pulled amid controversy

Amid controversy, California AB 2343, which would have updated te Hayden Act, was tabled.

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