Webinar: House fewer cats, save more lives, make everyone happy!

March 30, 2017

Few things seem less intuitive than the idea that shelters can house fewer cats at any one time while saving more cats over the course of a year — and yet, it’s true, as Million Cat Challenge shelters are demonstrating every day. This intriguing initiative, known as Capacity for Care, or C4C, gets a real-life overview […]

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Webinar: Small Changes, Big Results for Cats

March 16, 2017

Does the thought of making effective changes in how your shelter handles cats seem overwhelming? Maybe it’s time to think small. When the open admission MSPCA made one seemingly small, easy-to-implement change, the positive impacts on intake and adoptions were immediate. What’s more, the change helped staff and volunteers innovate new adoption promotions and develop […]

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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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Webinar: How your animal shelter can save cats by helping people

January 9, 2017

How would you like to increase the number of cats whose lives your animal shelter saves by 70 percent or more? That’s what the Capital Area Humane Society in Hilliard, Ohio, did, by implementing a number of innovative programs that allowed each cat in need of help to receive the exact services that individual cat […]

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ICYMI: What your shelter should know about the Million Cat Challenge

December 1, 2016

Have questions about the Million Cat Challenge, aren’t sure how to sign up, don’t know what’s involved, or wonder how this will help your shelter? Challenge co-founders Dr. Julie Levy of the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida and Dr. Kate Hurley of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program will cover […]

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ICYMI: How to deal with a deluge of kittens in your shelter

November 10, 2016

An animal shelter isn’t a good place for kittens too young to be adopted, whether they’re orphaned or not. What if you could inspire the community to step up and care for these fragile little lives until they were 8 weeks old? They’re doing just that at Miami-Dade Animal Services, and Chief Veterinarian Dr. Maria […]

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