Category Archives: Spay/Neuter

New York Architects Create Innovative Shelters for Feral Cats

Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter features imaginative feral cat shelters on display at Steelcase Showroom Thursday, January 14, 2016 – New York, NY – A unique exhibit that combines the love of architecture with the love of animals was unveiled … Continue reading

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Hold That Tiger! TNR Holding Space Tips

New Yorkers are famous for — out of necessity — getting creative with small spaces, and the New York City Feral Cat Initiative (NYCFCI) of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals knows that this is especially true for Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) … Continue reading

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Alliance Supports Paul the Cat Guy’s TNR Efforts

2015 has been a groundbreaking year for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, and we are projecting a 90% community-wide Live Release Rate! In celebration of our dedicated community partners who have made this achievement possible, we are sharing their … Continue reading

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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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Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Evon Handras

Evon Handras, Director of Administration and Liaison to the NYC Feral Cat Initiative, joined the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in 2007. Her primary focus was to administer Maddie’s Spay/Neuter Project in NYC, which was a multi-year Maddie’s Fund grant … Continue reading

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