Monthly Archives: September 2015

AnnaBell Washburn: Elder Stateswoman of the TNR Movement

    by Mike Phillips, NYC Feral Cat Initiative Seemingly overnight in July 1990, AnnaBell Washburn became a face for the fledgling movement advocating humane care for feral cats in the United States. That month, an article recounting her Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Homeless Pets for Adoption at Adoptapalooza

    More than 300 homeless dogs, cats, and rabbits seeking new homes at NYC’s original mega pet adoption event hosted by Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals Sunday, September 20, 2015 – New York, NY – More than 300 homeless New … Continue reading

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Mia: An Adoptapalooza Love Story

Tiffany Yu and Andrew Mak had wanted a dog for a long time. Both lifelong animal lovers, the couple’s busy work schedules had previously prevented them from adopting a canine companion. But, when Andrew switched from a corporate job to … Continue reading

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TNR Education Goes to Camp

Earlier this summer, Kathleen O’Malley, the Director of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Education for the NYC Feral Cat Initiative, a program of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, took a TNR trap to Park Slope, Brooklyn. She wasn’t headed to trap a … Continue reading

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