A note from the co-founders on the Million Cat rollover

November 9, 2017

If you’re lucky, a few times in a lifetime you might get to be part of a sea change. HSUS Expo 2013 felt like one of those times. The air was electric with new ideas and possibilities for cats – from conference rooms to the exhibit hall, even in conversations while waiting in line for […]

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Look what Million Cat Challenge shelters have done!

September 25, 2017

What did Million Cat Challenge shelters do for cats in the past fiscal year? Amazing things! When the Million Cat Challenge was first conceived, the idea of saving 1 million more cats’ lives seemed almost impossibly bold. What seemed even bolder, nearly unimaginable, was the idea that sheltering itself could be forever changed for cats. […]

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ASPCA Partners with Maddie’s Fund to Support the Million Cat Challenge

April 5, 2017

Today, national animal welfare organization the ASPCA joined the Million Cat Challenge as a full partner. In a joint statement, Challenge co-founders Dr. Kate Hurley and Dr. Julie Levy said, “We’re overjoyed to welcome the ASPCA to the team. This is going to dramatically open the lifesaving capability of our Challenge shelters.” NEW YORK –The […]

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On March 15, North American animal shelters will have saved 750,000 cats as part of the Million Cat Challenge!

March 8, 2017

Back in 2014, it seemed like a particularly bold goal: To save the lives of 1 million North American shelter cats within five years. But today, the Million Cat Challenge is three-quarters of the way there. That’s right; the Challenge has brought together more than 1,100 animal shelters to save 750,000 cats already – which […]

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ICYMI: Using all the Million Cat Challenge initiatives to maximize feline lifesaving [WEBINAR]

January 17, 2017

What real-world difference can the initiatives of the Million Cat Challenge make in an animal shelter? In a free 2016 webinar from the Million Cat Challenge and Maddie’s Fund, Dr. Cristie Kamiya of Humane Society Silicon Valley gave an overview of how implementing those initiatives has grown their life-saving capacity for cats. “One Shelter’s Journey […]

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The past, present, and future of making every cat count

January 4, 2017

As 2017 begins, shelters taking part in the Million Cat Challenge will start reporting their cat intake and outcome data for 2016 and will set their cat lifesaving goals for the coming year. It’s an exciting time here at Million Cat HQ, as each new data entry arrives like a gift-wrapped commitment to save more […]

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