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Humane State presents Rethinking the Cat

HSP brings cat symposium to Kansas and Oklahoma


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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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