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2012-06-04 14:22:46

Lawmakers vote in favor of Trap-Neuter-Return, overturning ordinances that kill cats BETHESDA, Md., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today applauded County Commissioners in Wake County, N.C. for their vote in support of an ordinance that protects the lives of cats and reverses policies that send cats to their deaths in pounds and shelters. "We thank the...

2012-05-30 10:24:13

"Companion Animal Access and Rescue Act" would save lives of countless shelter animals BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today called on lawmakers on the New York State Assembly's Agriculture Committee to support Assembly Bill 7312, the New York Companion Animal Access and Rescue Act (CAARA), when the bill is offered at a committee hearing on...

2012-05-29 14:21:10

Urges officials to control the source of the disease, fleas, by helping residents treat pets BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today urged public health workers in Santa Ana, Calif., to stop trapping and killing cats in a misguided effort to eradicate flea-born typhus. "This trapping ignores the basic scientific fact that typhus is not spread by...

2012-04-05 10:23:22

Eyewitnesses say cats left uncovered in traps for hours in hot sun; injuries reported BETHESDA, Md., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today condemned the Loews Royal Pacific, Loews Portofino, and Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resorts in Orlando, Fla., after eyewitnesses reported cruel treatment by a trapping company hired to remove a longtime colony of...

2012-03-29 10:24:09

Cats face death at animal control; decision called "hypocritical and heartless" BETHESDA, Md., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today reacted to a decision by the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel & Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Fla. to trap and remove a colony of cats who have lived at the property for years as part of a successful Trap-Neuter-Return...

2012-03-13 15:46:00

Criticizes city council vote to renew animal control contract, despite citizen opposition BETHESDA, Md., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today said it was disappointed and astounded that the Canton City Council voted to renew the contract of a private animal control service for two years, despite opposition from local citizens and continuing controversy over...

2012-03-13 13:46:00

Officer convicted of animal cruelty receives minimal sentence of $50 fine BETHESDA, Md., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today applauded a Virginia judge for finding Officer J.N. Snoddy guilty of animal cruelty. In November, Snoddy was accused of viciously beating an injured cat to death with his nightstick on the porch of a resident's home. According to...

2012-02-01 17:01:00

Animal Control Refuses to Release Two Cats Being Held BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today announced the organization retained attorney Calley Gerber of Gerber Animal Law Center to advocate on behalf of Operation Catnip against Wake County, North Carolina. Last week, Wake County Animal Control trapped at least two cats from a managed and...

2012-01-30 14:30:00

City leaders to discuss "trap and remove" animal control policy at council meeting tonight BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today called on city leaders in Canton, Ohio to suspend the city's current animal control contract and consider new humane approaches to managing the population of feral and stray cats. "Under Canton's animal control...

2012-01-26 10:38:00

"Florida Animal Rescue Act" would prohibit shelters and pounds from killing animals if rescue groups claim them BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today praised the Florida State Senate Committee on Community Affairs for unanimous passage of the Florida Animal Rescue Act (S.B. 818/H.B. 597), and thanked State Sen. Mike Bennett (R) for...