Category Archives: Cats

“New York Live Pet Project” Celebrates Five Years on NBC New York

    1,000 Shelter Dogs Adopted During the Past Five Years of Pet Adoption Weekly Segment Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – New York, NY – NBC 4 New York’s daily lifestyle show, New York Live, is proud to celebrate its fifth … Continue reading

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Children’s Books Inspire Humane Treatment of Animals

You can never start respecting and caring about companion animals too young! Here are some recently published books for preschoolers and elementary school age children that feature shelter animals or feral and stray community cats. The Silas Series: The Adventures … Continue reading

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Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Valerie Sicignano

    In 2005, Valerie Sicignano, an animal welfare veteran, began her work with the program that became the NYC Feral Cat Initiative (NYCFCI) of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals. In the ten years since, as NYCFCI’s Community Outreach Director, … Continue reading

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Thank You, Alley Cat Allies, for 25 Years of AdvoCATcy!

Congratulations and thanks to Becky Robinson and Alley Cat Allies for 25 amazing years of advocating for feral and stray community cats! Your excellent educational and outreach efforts have been key in bringing the facts about Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and community … Continue reading

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Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Kathleen O’Malley

The NYC Feral Cat Initiative (NYCFCI), a program of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals committed to solving NYC’s feral cat overpopulation crisis through the humane, non-lethal method of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), welcomed its newest team member, Kathleen O’Malley, at the … Continue reading

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