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Resources to help cats

Protect cats in your community

Humanely managing community cats is your best path to reducing the number of unowned cats in your shelters and in your community. Use the resources below to get ahead of any potential conflict with neighbors and policy-makers, increase the effectiveness of your trap-neuter-return (TNR) efforts, collaborate with wildlife conservationists and more. Everything from targeted TNR to colony care to grassroots mobilization is covered to help you best address the needs of the community cats in your neighborhood and beyond.

Find these resources and more at animalsheltering.org/protectcommunitycats


Help keep cats in homes

Pet owners don’t always know how to meet all of their cats’ emotional and physical needs. By understanding cat behavior, effectively communicating that information to struggling owners and building your behavioral training capacity, you can avoid unnecessary surrenders. Discover proven techniques for keeping cats in their homes and for translating this knowledge into community-wide programs that will help keep more cats safe and happy. Use the resources below to keep as many cats as possible happily in their homes.

Find these resources and more at animalsheltering.org/catbehavior