Cat Photo Submissions for the Alley Cat Allies® 2021-2022 Calendar Start Now

CAT PHOTO SUBMISSIONS FOR THE ALLEY CAT ALLIES® 2021-2022 CALENDAR START NOW

It's that time of year again: We're searching for cat photos to grace the pages of the Alley Cat Allies® 2021-2022 Calendar! Whether...

CALIFORNIA CONSIDERS STATEWIDE BAN ON CAT DECLAWING

There's exciting news on the front to protect cats from the cruel practice of declawing! California is now considering a statewide...

 
 
 

LETTER TO THE NEVADA ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING A.B. 209, CAT DECLAWING

The following letter by Becky Robinson was given in response to legislation being considered by the Nevada Assembly Committee on Natural...

Meet Louie: The Incredible Cat Who Overcame Unimaginable Cruelty

MEET LOUIE: THE INCREDIBLE CAT WHO OVERCAME UNIMAGINABLE CRUELTY

Louie eats three full meals a day, and we are absolutely thrilled about it. That doesn't sound exceptional-lots of cats eat three meals...

 
 
 

BECKY ROBINSON TALKS SAVING CATS' LIVES ON LIVE TV IN WASHINGTON, D.C. 

This morning, Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson was featured in three live television segments in Washington, D.C.,...

BECKY ROBINSON TESTIFIES IN SUPPORT OF MARYLAND'S SPAY AND NEUTER FUND

On March 24, Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson testified before the Maryland Senate Education, Health & Environmental...

 
 
 

EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT STILL ADVANCING CAT KILLING POLICY

Despite local and international outcry against its shooting of 13 cats in October and November of 2020, the East Bay Regional Park...

Becky Robinson Alley Cat Allies Veterinary Hospital Provides Cutting-Edge Care in Louisiana

BECKY ROBINSON ALLEY CAT ALLIES VETERINARY HOSPITAL PROVIDES CUTTING-EDGE CARE IN LOUISIANA

Cost should not be a barrier to saving cats' lives, so every community needs a low-cost veterinary clinic to provide accessible high-quality...

 
 
 

CONGRESS AGAIN CONSIDERS BILL TO END CRUEL BIG CAT INDUSTRY

After passing in the United States House of Representatives with bipartisan support late last year , the Big Cat Public Safety Act...

BILL TO BAN CAT DECLAWING ON THE TABLE IN RHODE ISLAND

As support to outlaw the cruel practice of declawing cats grows, Rhode Island is now considering its own declaw ban bill that would...

 
 
 

BILL TO BAN CRUEL CAT DECLAWING ON THE TABLE IN RHODE ISLAND

As support to outlaw the cruel practice of declawing cats grows, Rhode Island is now considering its own declaw ban bill that would...

ALLEY CAT ALLIES APPLAUDS AUSTIN'S BAN ON DECLAWING CATS

AUSTIN, Texas - March 4, 2021 - Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, celebrated a vote by the City Council of Austin,...

 
 
 
Harmless Cat Community Massacred and Mutilated in Australia

HARMLESS CAT COMMUNITY MASSACRED AND MUTILATED IN AUSTRALIA

Alley Cat Allies Fights to End Senseless Cat “Culls” In the dead of night on December 17, 2020, community cats living on the Stockton...

ALLEY CAT ALLIES CONDEMNS EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT VOTE TO RECOMMEND POLICY OF SHOOTING CATS

OAKLAND, Calif. - Feb. 25, 2021 - Alley Cat Allies president and founder Becky Robinson today condemned a vote by a committee of the...

 
 
 
From the Field: Surviving the Texas Winter Storm

FROM THE FIELD: SURVIVING THE TEXAS WINTER STORM

There are a lot of things I left behind when I moved away from northern Virginia to greener pastures. I left snow shovels and rock...

BILL TO AFFIRM LEGALITY OF TNR IN VIRGINIA TABLED BY HOUSE

On February 17, members of the Virginia House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Sub-Committee voted 5 to 3 to table SB...

 
 
 

MARYLAND CONSIDERS NEW BILL TO EXTEND FUND THAT HAS HELPED 70,000+ CATS AND DOGS

A new bill now being considered in the Maryland legislature would ensure that a state government fund that has helped spay and neuter...

6 Ways to Make A Cat's Life Better This National Cat Health Month

6 WAYS TO MAKE A CAT'S LIFE BETTER THIS NATIONAL CAT HEALTH MONTH

The best Valentine's gift you can give a cat is enrichment of her physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. February is National Cat...

 
 
 

UPDATE: IMPORTANT BILL TO AFFIRM TNR IN VIRGINIA HINGES ON UPCOMING VOTE

The bill to affirm that Trap-Neuter-Return programs are legal in every Virginia community , SB 1390, is in the next phase on its road...

ON THE PATH TO AFFIRM THAT TNR IS LEGAL, BILL PASSES IN VIRGINIA SENATE

For years, confusion over Virginia's animal ordinance has caused many of its communities to keep their foot on the brakes regarding...

 
 
 



Join Us: Fur Ball Virtual Auction

Homeward Pet's Fur Ball is an unforgettable celebration for the animals! Come together with us to support the care and adoption of the homeless cats and dogs in our community... Read more ...

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Sameer Sonkusale and his group's research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote Read more ...

Cummings School Commits to Diversity Efforts with Task Force, Scholarships

Cummings School Commits to Diversity Efforts with Task Force, Scholarships

Tufts University's veterinary school aims to increase diversity among students, staff, and faculty, and by extension, the veterinary profession at large Read more ...

A Tale of Two Tapirs

A Tale of Two Tapirs

When a Baird's tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care Read more ...

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body Read more ...

Acclaimed Civil Rights Lawyer and Advocate Bryan Stevenson to Deliver Tufts...

Attorney, social justice advocate, and author to address Class of 2021 in a virtual ceremony Source Read more ...

Japanese Night Heron in Shanghai

Japanese Night Heron in Shanghai

Last Sunday, it was raining hard, but I went out to Chongming Island, a part of Shanghai, anyway. Mostly I went because some farmers there keep a lovely dog in a cage, and I... Read more ...

Animal Rescue Refuses To Return Lost Dog To Family

Animal Rescue Refuses To Return Lost Dog To Family

If you've lost a dog before, you know the sigh of relief you feel when they're found. But imagine what would happen if you knew where your lost dog was, but couldn't get them... Read more ...

Updated Donations Policy

DONATING PET ITEMS Homeward Pet accepts items for dogs and cats only in new, like-new, or gently-used condition. Below are the items that we can use in the care of animals at... Read more ...

After 13 Beautiful Years, Ron Howard Says Goodbye To His Collie

After 13 Beautiful Years, Ron Howard Says Goodbye To His Collie

Film director Ron Howard has always been incredibly close to his dogs. His Collie named Cooper was by his side for 13 years and his Great Pyrenees named Puddin is a newer... Read more ...