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Why Taming Feral Kittens Can Be a Good Idea

by Mike Phillips, NYC Feral Cat Initiative With thousands of kittens and cats already in shelters awaiting adoption, you might ask, “Why tame feral kittens and add to that number?” Increasing the number of cats needing adoption is clearly a … Continue reading

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The Best Age for Taming Feral Kittens

by Mike Phillips, NYC Feral Cat Initiative Taming, or “socialization,” is needed when kittens have had no positive interaction with humans and are so frightened or aggressive that they cannot be handled at all, or at least not safely. If … Continue reading

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NYC Feral Cat Initiative’s Expertise Gains National Exposure with Taming Feral Kittens Workshops

    Communities outside New York City are benefiting from the New York City Feral Cat Initiative of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals’ expertise in taming feral kittens. Thanks to a generous grant from the Petco Foundation, the Alliance is … Continue reading

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Alliance Transfers Lifesaving Animal Welfare Programs and Shares Plans for the Future

    The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals was created in 2003 as a New York City 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare umbrella organization. Our mission was to transform NYC into a no-kill city, where no healthy or treatable cats and dogs … Continue reading

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Bideawee Assumes Leadership of the New York City Feral Cat Initiative

    Bideawee to lead lifesaving program created by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in 2005 to humanely reduce the population of feral cats Bideawee launches $200,000 fundraising initiative, supported by anonymous $100,000 matching grant     Friday, October 4, 2019 … Continue reading

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