“SPAY-GHETTI” DINNER - Thursday – October 16, 2014
Seneca Hose Fire Company – 2801 Seneca Street - West Seneca, NY
Join Feral Cat FOCUS as we celebrate National Feral Cat Day with a family-friendly evening to raise funds to support our TNVR programs. feralcatfocus.org/events
BUFFALO COMMON COUNCIL PASSES CAT ORDINANCE BUILT ON “COMPASSION AND KINDNESS”
Edie Offhaus, Feral Cat FOCUS co-founder, is a member of the City of Buffalo Common Council Cat Task Force. The Cat Task Force was created to provide recommendations to the Council on how to humanely address the overpopulation of feral and stray cats in the City of Buffalo. READ MORE…www.buffalonews.com
HELPING CATS IN YOUR COMMUNITY WEBINAR
Wednesday – August 20, 2014 at 7 p.m. EST
Learn basics of Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return and how you can improve cats’ lives from experts at Alley Cat Allies. www.alleycat.org/webinar.
CAT ADVOCACY 101 WEBINAR
August 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. EST
Alley Cat Allies staff attorney discusses how to influence ordinances that affect cats, how to build connections with elected officials, and how to discuss cat policies with key decision makers. www.alleycat.org/webinar.
“RETHINKING THE CAT” SYMPOSIUM
September 9, 2014 - Syracuse, NY
All across the country new ideas and better methods are impacting owned and unowned animals and the communities they live in. This free event from The Humane Society of the United States will introduce you to the latest advances in cat management. Bryan Kortis, Program Manager for PetSmart Charities and co-founder of Neighborhood Cats (neighborhoodcats.org) will be a key speaker.
Edie Offhaus, co-founder of Feral Cat FOCUS, will be a panel participant.
For more information or to register visit animalsheltering.org/rethinking-the-cat.
COMMUNITY TNR: TACTICS AND TOOLS BOOK
The new book “PetSmart Charities Community TNR: Tactics and Tools” offers a blueprint of how to use Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return to reduce overpopulation in a whole community—with tactics and tools that can be adapted to fit your unique situation. Get digital copy or print copy at www.petsmartcharities.org.
NEIGHBORHOOD CATS TNVR HANDBOOK – GET YOUR PAWS ON A COPY