• Alley Cat Allies Fuels Shelter's Transformation

    13 days ago - By Alley Cat

    In 2006, the Camden County Animal Shelter in New Jersey was stacked floor to ceiling with cages of cats and kittens. The annual intake was more than 6,000 animals, and the total save rate was under 50 percent. The shelter was faltering, with half of the animals coming from the city of Camden, one of the poorest areas in the nation.
    A group of volunteers stepped in to keep the debt-ridden shelter afloat. Among them: Michelle Zebrowski, who became the shelter's board president. “I was staring at all these cats, and I didn't know what to do,” says Zebrowski. “I reached out to
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