National Feral Cat Day

National Feral Cat Day 2016

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Today is National Feral Cat Day. This day was launched by Alley Cat Allies in 2001 to raise awareness about feral cats, promote Trap-Neuter-Return, and recognize the millions of compassionate Americans who care for them. The theme for this year’s National Feral Cat Day is “All Cats All Communities.” Supporters from around the world are advocating for the lives of cats and educating their communities about humane policies, like Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), that help save cats’ lives and protect all cats in all communities.Continue Reading

National Feral Cat Day 2014

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This coming Thursday, October 16, is National Feral Cat Day. This day was launched by Alley Cat Allies in 2001 to raise awareness about feral cats, promote Trap-Neuter-Return, and recognize the millions of compassionate Americans who care for them.

The theme for this year’s National Feral Cat Day is “TNR: From the Alley…to Main Street.” Continue Reading

National Feral Cat Day 2013

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Today is National Feral Cat Day. This day was launched by Alley Cat Allies, a national advocate for feral and stray cats and the foremost authority on Trap-Neuter-Return, in 2001 to bring attention to the unnecessary killing of cats in animal control pounds and shelters.

Feral cats are descendants of a domesticated cat that have returned to the wild. Feral cats are born in the wild, as opposed to stray cats, who are usually cats who have been lost or abandoned. Most animal shelters across the United States kill virtually all feral cats who come through their doors, because they are considered unadoptable.Continue Reading

Giveaway: National Feral Cat Day T-shirt from Alley Cat Allies

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October 16 is National Feral Cat Day. This day was launched in 2001 by Alley Cat Allies, a national advocate for feral and stray cats and the foremost authority on Trap-Neuter-Return, to bring attention to the unnecessary killing of cats in shelters.

Feral cats are the same species as our beloved pet cats – except they have much harder lives. They live outdoors, and most can’t be socialized to tolerate and live with humans. Most animal shelters across the United States kill virtually all feral cat who come through their doors, because they either can’t be adopted, or because working with them to try to make them adoptable takes too much time and effort. Continue Reading

National Feral Cat Day

National Feral Cat Day

Today is National Feral Cat Day. This annual event is coordinated by Alley Cat Allies as a way to raise awareness about feral cats, promote Trap-Neuter-Return, and recognize the millions of compassionate Americans who care for them. Each year people in communities across the country hold hundreds of events on National Feral Cat Day to draw attention to the cause and make a difference in the lives of cats. This year there are over 300 events planned in all 50 states.

This year’s motto for National Feral Cat Day is “Compassion for Cats: Coast to Coast.” Continue Reading