Category Archives: Policy & Legal

NYC Feral Cat Initiative Does Not Place Cats for Rodent Control

Recently, four feral cats that we helped relocate to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center have caught the attention of journalists. Their stories and headlines have focused on how these cats are providing the service of driving rats away from … 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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Alliance Applauds Increased Funding for AC&C

    The Lives of Thousands of Additional Homeless Pets Will be Saved Friday, January 23, 2015 – New York, NY – Jane Hoffman, president of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals (The Alliance), said today that the increased funding and … Continue reading

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StubbyDog Wants Everyone to Rediscover the Pit Bull

StubbyDog, a non-profit organization founded in 2011, has been tirelessly working to debunk the negative myths and misinformation about pit bulls by changing the conversation to focus on the positive qualities of the dogs. A pit bull is not one … Continue reading

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Tips for Community Cat Caretakers on Building Community Relationships

Community cat caretakers are all too familiar with the daily challenges they face in managing a cat colony. The list of ongoing issues includes finding public acceptance of and support for the cats in their care and ensuring the safety … Continue reading

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