Tag Archives: spay and neuter

Alley Cat Allies Sponsors Monessen Neuter Clinic

18 Aug

“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?

7 Aug

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?.

Pet Sterilization Is Saving Millions Of Lives | Care2 Causes

8 Jul

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

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

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

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

Mr. Mistoffelees is the Forever Kitten

18 Jun

I didn’t find who the kitten belonged to, and likely he was dropped on that back road by someone who really didn’t care about the outcome. Allowing your cat to have litters of kittens is one thing. Dumping them along a road somewhere is quite another. Mr. Mistoffelees is going to work to stop that practice!


Mr. Mistoffelees, The Forever Kitten « The Creative Cat
But from that process developed the idea of using this portrait, this image given to me at that moment when I accepted his condition, and giving him a name as I would have if I’d rescued him, and using this identity to help other kittens and cats avoid the same fate in some way.

Mimi, on Mother’s Day

17 Jun

Mimi, mom of 24 kittens before we put a stop to that, shares her thoughts on Mother’s Day including the exciting study we’ll be participating in, looks forward to telling us about the kittens we keep in touch with, and reminds me that I’m a mom, too. Happy Mother’s Day to all who nurture!

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