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Kicking Off a Lifesaving Initiative for Cats in Rural Virginia

26 days ago   |   By Alley Cat

Bringing dynamic lifesaving programs for cats where few, if ever, have existed before. That's a major part of the Alley Cat Allies' movement, which is always on the move in every sense. When cats and kittens depend on us in every corner of this country-especially in rural communities, where resources for animals are historically scarce-staying static is not an option.
So when Homeward Trails in Arlington, Virginia, talked to us about starting a much-needed Trap-Neuter-Return and veterinary care initiative in the Twin County region (AKA the City of Galax and Carroll and Grayson Counties)...
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Alley Cat Allies Condemns Cat Shootings by East Bay Regional Park District in Oakland, California

Alley Cat Allies Condemns Cat Shootings by East Bay Regional Park District in Oakland, California

26 days ago   |   By Alley Cat

OAKLAND, Calif. - Dec. 21, 2020 - Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson has condemned the shooting and killing of cats by the East Bay Regional Park District in California. In a letter to the president and board of directors, she called on the park district to suspend the individuals responsible for the shootings; conduct a thorough, transparent investigation with results made public; and to end its practice of killing cats.
“Alley Cat Allies is shocked and dismayed by the news of East Bay Regional Park District employees shooting and killing cats,” Robinson said. “It is...
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Alley Cat Allies Makes Holiday Delivery of Cat and Dog Food to Shepherdstown

Alley Cat Allies Makes Holiday Delivery of Cat and Dog Food to Shepherdstown

26 days ago   |   By Alley Cat

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Dec. 22, 2020 - Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will make a bulk donation of cat, kitten and dog food for pets and community cats in the Shepherdstown area on Wednesday, December 23, in time for the holiday season. The Alley Cat Allies Keeping Families Together program has been helping families feed cats and dogs, and caregivers to feed community cats, throughout the difficulty caused by this year's pandemic.
“Especially during the holidays, we want to keep families together. Pets and community cats are an important part of these families,”...
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Locusts and Oriental Pratincoles around Broome

Locusts and Oriental Pratincoles around Broome

Although we have not had a lot of rain recently there has been enough to turn the dry dusty landscape into a lush green environment. We often think about how deceiving it would... Read more ...

Pat's Costa Rica Bird List, 2021

Pat's Costa Rica Bird List, 2021

2021 is already well underway, are you birding? I hope so because watching a flock of redpolls bound through wintery airs that echo with the calls of crows is nature connection... Read more ...

Genomic characteristics of four different geese populations in China

Summary It is well known that many Chinese goose breeds differ substantially in economic performance, but the genetic changes involved are still poorly understood. This study... Read more ...