Making stray hold policies work for cats

January 21, 2016

Most people who reclaim lost cats from shelters do so in the first three days. Extending the stray hold period beyond three days ups the risk of shelter-acquired disease, crowding, and stress without substantially increasing a cat’s chances of being reclaimed. In fact, long hold periods reduce a shelter’s flexibility for quick live outcomes, and may paradoxically increase euthanasia in overwhelmed shelters.


How to keep cats out of your shelter with a telephone!

January 11, 2016

Are you still on the fence about joining the Million Cat Challenge? This free Challengers-only webinar might just help make up your mind!