Two Juvenile Ospreys Among the Latest Victims of Government-Sanctioned Killing

TWO JUVENILE OSPREYS AMONG THE LATEST VICTIMS OF GOVERNMENT-SANCTIONED KILLING

An osprey feeds her chicks. On Monday in Calvert County, Maryland, a different osprey had her young snatched from their nest by a government...

Find Your New Best Friend-Meet Our Adoptable Cats

FIND YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND-MEET OUR ADOPTABLE CATS

As Alley Cat Allies works to transform Atlantic County, New Jersey, home of our Boardwalk Cats Project ® , there are times when cats...

 
 
 

ALLEY CAT ALLIES FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST EAST BAY PARKS OVER UNLAWFUL NEW CAT-KILLING POLICY

Oakland, Calif. - July 22, 2021 - Alley Cat Allies, the world's leading experts on cats, has filed a lawsuit asking the California...

It's Back! CatVideoFest 2021 Starts July 25

IT'S BACK! CATVIDEOFEST 2021 STARTS JULY 25

Watch the world's best cat videos AND help protect cats and kittens. What could be better? Alley Cat Allies and the AFI Silver Theatre...

 
 
 
URGENT Need: Foster or Adoptive Homes for Cats and Kittens

URGENT NEED: FOSTER OR ADOPTIVE HOMES FOR CATS AND KITTENS

When cats need us, Alley Cat Allies will always be there. We recently responded to two crisis situations in which cats needed immediate...

A LETTER FROM BECKY ROBINSON SUPPORTING A BILL TO BAN CAT DECLAWING IN MASSACHUSETTS

Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson sent the following letter in support of Massachusetts SB 222, An Act Prohibiting...

 
 
 
Alley Cat Allies Fights Against Park Policy to Kill Cats

ALLEY CAT ALLIES FIGHTS AGAINST PARK POLICY TO KILL CATS

California's East Bay Regional Park District adopted a new policy in June that calls for cats in their parks to be hunted down, shot,...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: CATS DON'T VANISH UNDER CRUEL FEEDING BANS 

This letter to the editor was submitted on June 25, 2021 to the TribLive.com media outlet in Western Pennsylvania. To the editor: By...

 
 
 

LETTER TO DELAWARE STATE REPRESENTATIVES SUPPORTING SPAY AND NEUTER FUNDING BILL

The following letter by Becky Robinson was sent in response to Delaware legislature's consideration of SB 185, “An Act to Amend Title...

ALLEY CAT ALLIES DENOUNCES EAST BAY PARKS VOTE FOR CATS TO BE SHOT

OAKLAND, Calif. - June 15, 2021 - Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson condemned today's decision by the East Bay...

 
 
 

THE PUBLIC OVERWHELMINGLY OPPOSES PLANS BY EAST BAY PARKS TO CONTINUE SHOOTING CATS

OAKLAND, Calif. - June 14, 2021 - Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, has released results of a survey showing...

Letter From Becky Robinson Opposing a Dangerous TNR Law in Jefferson, Iowa

LETTER FROM BECKY ROBINSON OPPOSING A DANGEROUS TNR LAW IN JEFFERSON, IOWA

Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson sent the following letter to the Jefferson City Council in Iowa in opposition...

 
 
 

LETTER FROM BECKY ROBINSON SUPPORTING TEXAS MICROCHIP SCANNING BILL

The following letter by Becky Robinson was sent in response to Texas legislature's consideration of H.B. 204 on a bill requiring animal...

TEXAS PASSES LIFESAVING MICROCHIP SCANNING BILL INTO LAW

In a lifesaving win for animals, Texas has officially passed into law a bill requiring animal shelters and releasing agencies, including...

 
 
 

CALLING OUT THE DANGEROUS IDEAS BEHIND SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS SHELTERING

This year the Colorado General Assembly passed a bill, HB21-1160, which aimed to introduce a shelter approach known as Socially Conscious...

Saving Lives with Becky Robinson Alley Cat Allies Veterinary Hospital

SAVING LIVES WITH BECKY ROBINSON ALLEY CAT ALLIES VETERINARY HOSPITAL

Cost should never be a barrier to saving a cat's life. At the Becky Robinson Alley Cat Allies Veterinary Hospital, we make sure it...

 
 
 

CHARTING THE “NEW NORMAL” FOR CATS

I've had less than usual to worry about for cats and kittens since March 2020. If you're thinking, “wait, what?” I don't blame you....

BROOD X CICADAS AND CATS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Brood X will emerge this month. Sounds ominous, but we're only talking about the cyclical comeback of the 17-year cicada brood for...

 
 
 
Speak Out for Louie and ALL Cats: Fight Animal Cruelty

SPEAK OUT FOR LOUIE AND ALL CATS: FIGHT ANIMAL CRUELTY

Louie suffered unbelievable cruelty before he was even a year old. Locked away in a cage in a back room of a house, he was barely fed...

ENDING CAT KILLING IN PARKS

Alley Cat Allies is engaged in two incredibly important campaigns - one in Northern California and one in Australia - which get to...

 
 
 



Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Rosie, a one-year-old Great Pyrenees/Golden Retriever mix, was brought to a Georgia shelter after her parents got divorced. The young mother couldn't afford to move with both... Read more ...

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Stephen Foster works as a part-time maintenance man at a gas station in Dade City, Florida. Since the recent death of his wife of 35 years, Stephen has come to rely on the love... Read more ...

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

“Have learned many powerful lessons from my cat, such as that you can get whatever you want if you are so f**king annoying.” Read more ...

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Many birders find gull identification one of the more difficult aspects of this hobby and classifying gulls when they appear on cans of beer is often no less vexing a problem... Read more ...

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Country music star and two-time Grammy winner Miranda Lambert has announced sad news. Her precious dog, Jessi, has passed away at 13 ½ years old. She shared the news on... Read more ...

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

The road to recovery has been a long one for Buddy the Labrador Retriever mix. Buddy is getting a new lease on life after being intentionally set on fire by a 12-year-old boy... Read more ...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over Aflatoxin & Plastic Pieces

Two recalls have been issued for dog and cat food products from two different companies. These recalls have been issued for separate reasons. First, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has... Read more ...

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

A team of impressive rescue canines saved the life of a young girl caught in a strong ocean current. Even the best of swimmers can get whisked away in an instant, leaving them... Read more ...

Comparison of long non‐coding RNAs in adipose and muscle tissues between...

Summary lncRNAs play crucial roles in fat metabolism in animals. Previously, we have compared the mRNA transcriptome profiles between seven fat-type Chinese pig breeds and one... Read more ...

Birding Bob

Birding Bob

There's a birdwatcher in Central Park in New York City who calls himself Birding Bob. He leads bird walks in the park for the nominal sum of $10. But according to the New York... Read more ...