The Humane State Program (HSP) is pleased to present Rethinking the Cat, our renowned symposium on cat policy, advocacy and care. Shelters, rescues, ACOs, Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)/cat colony caretakers and advocates will have the opportunity to learn, network and share as they join their colleagues for a day that’s all about cats! Lunch and coffee will be provided and valuable prizes will be raffled.
Rethinking the Cat will be held in four locations:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Topeka, Kansas
Helping Hands Humane Society: 5720 SW 21st Street, Topeka, KS 66604
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Wichita, Kansas
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church: 1356 N. Broadway Street, Wichita, KS 67214
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Francis Tuttle Tech Center, Room D17-50: 12777 N. Rockwell Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73142
Friday, October 6, 2017 - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa Tech, CSC Building Auditorium: 3350 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa, OK 74145
Chose from two exciting learning tracks:
Track One: Community Cats
Join us to learn about targeting your efforts, improved engagement and community buy-in, best practices to expand your TNR work, and policy information to ensure that your programs are effective and allowed.
- Collaboration – Working Together to Save More Cats
- Expanding the Impact – Community-Wide TNR
- Be Tip-Top: TNR Best Practices
- Digging Deep – Exploring Policy, Networking, Public Health, Wildlife and Collaboration
Track Two: Adoptable Cats
Covers important topics such as expanding adoptions, setting up a kitten nursery and saving more of these vulnerable lives, adding in cat behavior and retention strategies, and top tools for reuniting lost cats with their families.
- Looking Upstream – Keeping Cats in Homes through Behavior Counseling
- Adopters Welcome! How to Transform Your Adoptions
- Reunited – Finding the Owners of Missing Cats
- Saving More Animals – Protecting the Vulnerable Kittens
Rethinking the Cat symposium, presented by Humane State Program, is proudly sponsored by PetSmart Charities:
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