Sign up now for a kitten season webinar from the Kitten Lady and the Community Cats Podcast

June 8, 2017

The kittens are here! That’s right, it’s kitten season, and the Kitten Lady wants to help your shelter and your community by sharing everything she’s learned about caring for orphaned kittens. The Community Cats Podcast is offering a free webinar with Hannah Shaw, the Kitten Lady, on┬áSaturday, June 17. at 11 AM Eastern Time, where […]

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Tip: Say goodbye to your shelter’s surrender desk

June 1, 2017

Shakespeare said that changing what you call something doesn’t change what it is. (Of course, he said it much more poetically than that.) As much as we hate to disagree with the Bard, we think he was wrong, at least when it comes to animal shelters. What kind of message do pet owners get when […]

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Behind the new day at Memphis Animal Services

May 24, 2017

Challenge shelter Memphis Animal Services has been in the news lately, thanks to an amazing turnaround led by new director Alexis Pugh. As an article in the Memphis Daily News put it, “When you walk through the doors… you may not recognize the place. Euthanasia rates are low. Relationships with local rescue groups are strong. […]

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Report from a Million Cat Expo

May 17, 2017

This year’s Expo, held in Fort Lauderdale May 8-12, was all about cats. Well, there may have been some information about other animals, but when it comes to the Million Cat Team, it’s always all about cats! We had a great time connecting with our Challengers and supporters at our booth, where the top attraction […]

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ICYMI: Animal shelters creating big lifesaving impact with small changes

May 4, 2017

Did you miss the great news on how small changes can help you make a big difference for the cats in your shelter? Our webinar Small Changes, Big Results for Cats is now available on-demand! The webinar, with Director Mike Keiley of the Noble Family Animal Care and Adoption Center MSPCA at Nevins Farm and […]

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An open-admission shelter in the South opens its mind to new ways to save cats

April 27, 2017

Cats: The final frontier. This is the voyage of a shelter in Greenville County, South Carolina, as told by its captain, Shelly Simmons, CAWA. Its mission: To explore strange new ideas (like community cat diversion), to seek out new and exciting ways of thinking for their staff, volunteers, and community; to boldly go where their […]

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