Should Shelters Change Their Management of Community Cats?
Alley Cat Allies is a premier advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. Alley Cat Allies’ mission is to end the killing of cats and lead the movement for their humane care by advocating to change public policy and promoting and expanding humane care for all cats. Founded in 1990, Alley Cat Allies is a national nonprofit based in Bethesda, Maryland, supported by over 249,000 donors and advocates worldwide. This site contains a wealth of practical information and forms.
The Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ (ASV) Executive Board has developed position statements in response to the growing demand from ASV members, state veterinary boards, and animal shelters for guidelines and expert opinions on a variety of subjects that present common medical and management dilemmas. The position statements are offered primarily as a service to ASV members to help raise the standards of care for animal shelter medicine and should be used accordingly. Position Statement on Feral Cat Management and FeLV and FIV Testing in an Animal Shelter.