I Believe in You: Dr. Hurley Launches a Pay it Forward Campaign for Portals

February 7, 2018

Ahoy Challengers! Welcome to our second month of Portalmania!! I don’t know about you, but this has been like Noodle Day, Hanukkah and Christmas rolled in one for me. The only thing that makes me as happy as cats is, well, cat portals. Yeah, I know. I am planning to get out more in 2018. […]


A Million Cat holiday? It’s in the bag… er, box!

December 21, 2017

A-ho-ho-hoy, Challengers and Supporters! As you know, a few days from now is one of the most important, even sacred, of all feline events: Boxing Day. Oh, it may have some other meaning rooted in the dim mists of antiquity or Downton Abbey reruns, but the real story of Dec. 26 is that it’s the […]


Challenge shelters partner with Ad Council for Eighth Annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day

December 5, 2017

What can you to remove barriers to adoption for first-time adopters that will take you almost no time, cost nothing, and be a lot of fun? Participate in the Shelter Pet Project’s Eighth Annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day! Now in its eighth year, the Shelter Pet Project is a public service advertising campaign of the […]


Have a Happy Halloween, now with more data and kittens!

October 31, 2017

It’s the spookiest time of year, and we’re pulling out all the Million Cat stops to celebrate Halloween. Starting with these thought-provoking from MCC supporting organization Humane Society of the United States: The idea that shelters should suspend black cat adoptions around the holiday is widely considered a myth. Even Snopes.com (a website that investigates […]


Have a Million Cat Fourth of July!

July 4, 2017

All of us at the Million Cat Challenge wish our U.S. Challengers a safe and happy Independence Day!


Meowmaste: Yoga with cats at city shelter takes Miami by storm

June 22, 2017

Back off, downward dog. Yoga’s a cat’s world now — at least, that’s how it is at Challenge shelter Miami-Dade Animal Services. The Million Cat Challenge recently spoke with Miami-Dade’s Lorna Mejia, Chief of Shelter Services and Live Release Programs, and Director Alex Muñoz about  the “Meowmaste: Yoga with Cats” program. First thing on our […]


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