Kitten Palooza! A Series of Workshops - April & May 2010

Kitten Palooza!

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The New York City Feral Cat Initiative, a program of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, presents Kitten Palooza!, a series of workshops sponsored by PetSmart Charities:

 


Kitten Palooza!
Bottle-Feeding & Care of Orphaned Kittens

Tuesday, April 6, or Thursday, May 6, 2010 (choose one)

6:30–9:30 p.m.

ASPCA, 424 East 92nd Street (between 1st and York Avenues), 5th Floor, Manhattan

Kitten Palooza! is a series of free workshops on working with kittens as part of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) projects. In this workshop, learn the skills needed to successfully bottle-feed and care for orphaned kittens. This workshop will cover which equipment and formula get the best results, bottle-feeding techniques, and all stages of kitten care.

Instructors: Dr. Tina Waltke, Manhattan Cat Specialists; Valerie Sicignano, NYC Feral Cat Initiative; and Iris Lugo, Animal Care & Control of NYC

 


Kitten Palooza!
Socializing Feral Kittens

Sunday, April 11, or Saturday, May 8, 2010 (choose one)

1:00–4:00 p.m.

ASPCA, 424 East 92nd Street (between 1st and York Avenues), 5th Floor, Manhattan

Kitten Palooza! is a series of free workshops on working with kittens as part of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) projects. In this workshop, learn the process of socializing (taming) young feral kittens into adoptable pets. Features a screening of the Urban Cat League DVD, Tough Love: Socializing Feral Kittens, and kitten trapping techniques.

Instructors: Mike Phillips, Urban Cat League; Valerie Sicignano, NYC Feral Cat Initiative; and Nancy Alusik, KittyKind

 


Kitten Palooza!
Bottle-Feeding & Care of Orphaned Kittens and Socializing Feral Kittens

Saturday, May 15, 2010

10:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Bottle Feeding

12:15–1:15 p.m.: Break for Lunch (on your own)

1:15–3:30 p.m.: Socializaing Feral Kittens

City Hall, 280 Grove Street (at Montgomery Street), Room 204, Jersey City, NJ

Kitten Palooza! is a series of free workshops on working with kittens as part of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) projects. Today we will be presenting both workshops back-to-back — attend one or both! In "Bottle-Feeding & Care of Orphaned Kittens," learn which equipment and formula get the best results, bottle-feeding techniques, and all stages of kitten care. In "Socializing Feral Kittens," learn the process of socializing (taming) young feral kittens into adoptable pets. Features a screening of the Urban Cat League DVD, Tough Love: Socializing Feral Kittens, and kitten trapping techniques. Parking is available in the rear of the building, or take Path Train to Grove Station. Co-presented by Liberty Humane Society and Companion Animal Trust.

Instructors: Dr. Tina Waltke, Manhattan Cat Specialists; Valerie Sicignano, NYC Feral Cat Initiative; Iris Lugo, Animal Care & Control of NYC; Mike Phillips, Urban Cat League; and Nancy Alusik, KittyKind

 


Registration

There is no fee to attend the Kitten Palooza! workshops, but advance registration is required. To request a spot, send an e-mail with the name and date of the workshop(s) you wish to attend, your first and last name, organization (if applicable), phone number, city, state, and borough (if applicable), with the name/date of the workshop in the subject line, to events@NYCFeralCat.org. Only those who are awarded a spot will receive a reply. If you do not receive a reply, it means that all spots have been filled. A limited number of spots are available. Spots are non-transferable — if you need to cancel, you cannot give your spot away; it will go to the next person on the list.

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