Doing TNR in hot weather? Try this tip!

August 10, 2017

The summer months can make trapping cats for a TNR program tough. Bryan Kortis, national programs director for Neighborhood Cats, has a tip to make it easier: One thing I would emphasize is trapping after dark, when it usually cools down at least a bit. To facilitate this, caretakers need to get the cats on […]

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ICYMI: Save more lives, save money, with the tips in this free webinar

August 3, 2017

In a recent free webinar, Maria Benham and Aimee Heinrich of the Dubuque Regional Humane Society shared how their shelter decreased cat euthanasia by 82 percent and increased the cat adoption rate by 40 percent — in just one year. Not only that, but by shortening length of stay, cat care costs were cut by […]

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Who will donate to put portals in your shelter’s cat housing? You’d be amazed!

July 27, 2017

Would you like to create portals in your shelter’s cat housing, but aren’t sure how to pay for it? The surprising answer is that your community will pay for it. In a recent webinar for the Million Cat Challenge, Karen Green of the Portland Cat Adoption Team (CAT) shared how her shelter realized that, although […]

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How to make great pet adoption videos (even when you think you can’t)

July 20, 2017

Video may have killed the radio star, but it can definitely save the shelter cat. In fact, video may be more effective than great photos and descriptions in helping pets find homes, particularly if they have perceived behavior problems. Unfortunately, many shelter staffers don’t think they have the skills and software to make good adoption […]

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Webinar: Return-to-field from an animal control officer’s perspective

July 13, 2017

In Return-to-Field programs, healthy neighborhood cats are sterilized, vaccinated, and returned to the location of origin as an alternative to euthanasia. RTF has been a powerful force for feline lifesaving in communities all across the country. Shelters have seen dramatic decreases in feline intake and equally dramatic increases in live release rates. What does implementing […]

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ICYMI: Reducing shelter costs while saving more cats than ever

July 6, 2017

Did you miss one of the most information-packed, actionable webinars we’ve ever presented? Our webinar House Fewer Cats, Save More Lives, Make Everyone Happy! is now available on-demand! Karen Green of the Portland Cat Adoption Team took attendees through CAT’s journey through what was then called Adoption Driven Capacity; concerns in the beginning, both on […]

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