Browsing the archives for the Stray Cat Alliance tag

The Agenda Behind Agenda-driven “Science”

What do you get when public policy is based on agenda-driven junk science? If various TNR opponents have their way, we’ll find out the hard way.

As I pointed out shortly after the Smithsonian/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s “killer cat study” was published, the paper actually has very little to do with science or conservation. At [...]


Feline Shelter Intake Reduction Program FAQs

The timing was perfect—almost.
Not 10 minutes after I published yesterday’s post, I noticed a link posted by my friends at Stray Cat Alliance on the organization’s Facebook page. Beside the link was this not-so-subtle endorsement:
As I say, not so subtle. On the other hand, I couldn’t agree more.


Stray Cat Alliance’s I Spayed L.A. Program

Although I wasn’t planning to post anything until next week, I changed my mind after watching this video about Stray Cat Alliance’s I Spayed L.A. program. “A year-and-a-half ago, when we started this program, we believed that the community would embrace us,” observes founder and executive director, Christi Metropole, “but they have embraced this program [...]


2012 No More Homeless Pets National Conference

Just two more days to take advantage of the early-bird registration rate of $275!
And Vox Felina readers can save an additional $25 by entering the discount code “Wolf.” Simply visit the conference website, and click on “Register Now.” (When asked for payment information, be sure to use your discount code.)
Among this year’s speakers are Jackson [...]


Get Out the Vote!

Photo: Kate “Miss Moderncat” Benjamin
Facebook users: Smudge and I need your vote!
To celebrate Father’s Day, Stray Cat Alliance is running an online photo contest of “cat daddies.” At last check, Smudge (whose story I’ll save for a future post) and I are in fourth place. To finish “in the money,” however, we need another 100 [...]


Follow-up Items

A few follow-up items related to my past couple of posts: the first sheds some additional light on the Santa Ana typhus scare, while the second provides a little historical context to The Sacramento Bee’s recent reporting on Wildlife Services.
1. Typhus, Fleas, and Cats
Somehow I missed press releases from both Stray Cat Alliance and Alley [...]


Who’s Your (Cat) Daddy?

If you’re in the Phoenix area, please join me on Thursday, May 17th when Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy will be here for two special events promoting his new book Cat Daddy: What the World’s Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love and Coming Clean.

Lunch with Jackson: Special Fundraiser for Spay/Neuter Hotline’s TNR Program
Duck & [...]