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Kicking Off a Lifesaving Initiative for Cats in Rural Virginia

28 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

28 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

28 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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Famous Police Dog Survives Shooting And Gets Heroic Welcome Home

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The Healthy Hound Newsletter 56

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In This Issue ● Early Cancer Signs ● Dogs On The Bed? ● Collar Interprets Barks ● Help Your Dog Grieve ● Signs Of An Ear Infection ● Mouth-Burrowing Beetles Recent Food Recalls... Read more ...

Kaley Cuoco Says Goodbye To Rescue Dog After 14 Wonderful Years

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QTL analysis for early growth in an intercross between native Japanese...

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