• Kitten Season: How To Save Kittens From Being Killed

    2 years ago - By Alley Cat

    BETHESDA, Md. - With kittens across the U.S. in danger of being killed in shelters this spring and summer, Alley Cat Allies is offering its Wait Until 8 program to help animal shelters, humane societies, and communities work together to save kittens' lives instead.
    Many kittens are born between early spring and late summer, a period known as kitten season. During this time, well-meaning people find kittens outside and attempt to help by bringing them to shelters. However, they often don't realize that most kittens brought to shelters, especially those who are less than eight weeks old...
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  • Alley Cat Allies Hosts Community Cat Workshop in Silver Spring

    2 years ago - By Alley Cat

    SILVER SPRING, Md. - Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will lead a meeting of local cat advocates in Silver Spring to teach best practices for working with the cats who live outdoors in Montgomery County. The May 24 workshop, titled, “Helping Cats in Your Community,” will explain how people can care for community cats, sometimes called feral cats, as well as how to improve their lives with Trap-Neuter-Return .
    “Many people in Montgomery County tell us they want to know how to take care of these cats,” said Becky Robinson, president and founder of Bethesda-based Alley...
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