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Pittsburgh implements free animal spay, neuter program « The Creative Cat

28 Feb

“Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and City Council President Darlene Harris today kicked off a free spay and neuter program that’s intended to reach 3,000 dogs and cats this year.”

via Pittsburgh implements free animal spay, neuter program « The Creative Cat.

Alley Cat Allies – The Vacuum Effect: Why Catch and Kill Doesn’t Work

18 Aug

Joan Brown, President and CEO of the Humane League of Lancaster County (PA), says that her organization made the switch to Trap-Neuter-Return when they started to realize that they were never making any headway with catch and kill.

via Alley Cat Allies – The Vacuum Effect: Why Catch and Kill Doesn’t Work.

Alley Cat Allies Sponsors Monessen Neuter Clinic

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“The big turnout for services we saw on Sunday is yet more indication that residents of Monessen don’t support killing – they want humane care for the city’s cats, including Trap-Neuter-Return for feral cats and affordable spay and neuter for all cats,” said Robinson.

via Alley Cat Allies Sponsors Monessen Neuter Clinic – Pittsburgh Animal Rescue | Examiner.com.

Sophia Yin: Breeding Pets for Kids: Miracle of Birth or the Dark Side of Nature?

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You may be teaching them that birth is a miracle but life after birth is cheap.

via Sophia Yin: Breeding Pets for Kids: Miracle of Birth or the Dark Side of Nature?.

Low-cost spay and neuter clinic in Charlotte, NC

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12-thousand cats and dogs were put to sleep — simply because there’s no room to house them.

via WCNC.com | Charlotte Videos, Breaking News | WCNC.com | News for Charlotte, North Carolina.

Pet Sterilization Is Saving Millions Of Lives | Care2 Causes

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The number sounds large, but it is down from the 12-20 million animals that lost their lives in the 1970s.

via Pet Sterilization Is Saving Millions Of Lives | Care2 Causes.

Homeless Cat Management Team Clinic Dates for 2011

25 Jun orangestrayprofile

The next clinic date is July 10, so get started today.

via Homeless Cat Management Team Clinic Dates for 2011 « The Creative Cat.

How our pets can honor Mother Earth

23 Apr

How our pets can honor Mother Earth | The Daily Tail | Dog & Cat Stories.

You can do lots of things to make your habits earth-friendlier.

 

Free spay, neutering program available to Pittsburgh residents – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

22 Feb orange and white cat

orange and white catFree spay, neutering program available to Pittsburgh residents – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Pittsburghers unable to pay to have pets spayed or neutered will have a new option starting next month, Council President Darlene Harris announced today.

Using Feral Cats to Teach Handling Wildlife?

25 Aug

MikoAn interesting idea at Utah’s Brigham Young University where students trap and tag feral cats on campus and beyond on their way to learning how to trap and tag wildlife. In return, the university’s veterinary school spays and neuters the cats at no charge, giving veterinary students practice in spay and neuter. Sounds like a win-win, and if it’s managed in a way that remains humane to the cats, it could be a very positive thing—if it remains humane and doesn’t turn into an extermination event.

Read the article on KennelSeek.com: Feral Cats, Bagged and Tagged to Teach

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