Community Cats & TNR in the News (2011)

Follow local New York City and national news concerning feral and stray community cats and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).

Architects Compete to Design Cat Houses for New York’s Stray and Feral Tabbies
by Bonnie Alter, TreeHugger
Friday, December 30, 2011

Designer Shelters for Cities’ Stray Cats
by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, The Atlantic
Friday, December 30, 2011

Architects Design Reactive Shelter Colonies for NYC Stray Cats
by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, Architizer
Thursday, December 29, 2011

NYC’s Stray Cats get Architect Designed Homes
by Haley Friedlich, Haute Living
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

New York City, Stray Cats, Shag, and Sense
by Apathetic Lemming of the North
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Can You Help a Neighbor for the New Year?
Request from the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Architects Design Homes for NYC’s Stray Cats
by Carolina Worrell, Architectural Record
Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Architects for Animals Design Shelters for Stray Cats Out of Recycled Materials
by Lori Zimmer, Inhabit
Monday, December 26, 2011

Architects Tap Into the Wild Side With Homes for City’s Strays
by Carolina Worrell, ENR New York
Friday, December 23, 2011

NYC Architects Create Stylish Shelters for City’s Street Cats
by Moderncat
Thursday, December 22, 2011

Ex-National Zoo employee sentenced in attempted feral cat poisoning
by Carol Cratty, CNN
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Cat Shelters Get Stylish Spin in NYC
by Amy Lieberman, Zootoo
Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Creative Cat Shelters Dazzle Crowds at Architects for Animals
by NYC Eartips: The E-Newsletter of the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Architects Build Designer Homes for Feral Cats
by JaneA Kelley, Catster
Friday, December 9, 2011

Creative Cat Shelters Dazzle Crowds at Architects for Animals Exhibition
by Out of the Cage!
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Cat Fancy: Architects Design Upscale Shelters for Cats
by Curbed NY
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Cat Shelter Design Contest Nothing To Scratch At
by Stephanie Simon, NY1 News
Monday, December 5, 2011

Cool Winter Shelters Keep NYC Feral Cats Warm!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Tuesday, November 29, 2011

NYC’s Coolest Winter Cat Shelters to Be Unveiled!
Invitation from the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Architects for Animals’ “Giving Shelter” Returns on December 6
Invitation from the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Monday, November 15, 2011

NYC Eartips: Architects for Animals’ “Giving Shelter” Returns in December
by NYC Eartips: The E-Newsletter of the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Sunday, November 14, 2011

Free TNR Certification Workshop in Sea Gate on November 19!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Thursday, November 11, 2011

Maddie’s Spay/Neuter Project for Stray Community Cats in NYC
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Architects for Animals’ “Giving Shelter” Returns in December
by Out of the Cage!
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Smithsonian bird researcher is convicted of trying to poison cats
by Carla Hall, Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Become TNR-Certified Online for Free!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Humane Society Offers Scholarships To Become A Feral Cat Caretaker
by John Del Signore, Gothamist
Friday, October 14, 2011

The HSUS Celebrates National Feral Cat Day with 100 Scholarships for New Yorkers to Become Certified Feral Cat Caretakers
Press Release by The Humane Society of the United States and the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals
Friday, October 14, 2011

Update: New Date for Bronx Straw Giveaway!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Friday, October 7, 2011

Straw Giveaways Scheduled in All 5 Boroughs!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Friday, October 7, 2011

Sea Gate: Homeless & Feral Cats in Your Community?
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Want to Learn More About FIV and FeLV?
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Remarks by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws
Announcement by the City of New York
Friday, September 30, 2011

Irene’s Victims Get Help from the New York City Feral Cat Initiative
by Out of the Cage!
Sunday, September 25, 2011

Council to Vote to Enhance Shelter Services, Improving Life for City’s Animals
Press Release by the New York City Council
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Cat Rescue – A Walk on the Wild Side
by Cimeron Morrissey, CatChannel.com
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Sept. 10 & 17: Free Kitten Palooza! Workshops in the Bronx & Staten Island!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Tuesday, September 6. 2011

ASPCA, Mayor’s Alliance, NYCLASS Support Legislation Restoring Programs and Services to City’s Animal Shelters
Press Release by the ASPCA, Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, and NYCLASS
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Teal Cat Project Offers Kitschy Kitties for a Cause
by Catsparella
Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Teal Cat Project kicks off benefiting the New York City Feral Cat Initiative
by Jason Das, SuperVegan
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Confessions of the (Not So) Crazy Cat Ladies, Part 5
by Cimeron Morrissey, Best Friends Animal Society
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Kitten Palooza! Free Workshops in the Bronx & Staten Island!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Haven for feral cats: Washington Heights garden rolls out red carpet for roaming felines
by Amy Sacks, New York Daily News
Saturday, August 6, 2011

A Bright Future for TNR in NYC
Announcement by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Saturday, July 30, 2011

By Sterilizing Stray Cats, City Hopes to Cut Shelter Numbers
by Sydney Ember, The New York Times
Thursday, July 28, 2011

City grants cash-strapped animal shelters $10 million over next three years
by Lisa L. Colangelo, New York Daily News
Thursday, July 28, 2011

City Animal Shelters To Get Additional $10 Million
by Lisa L. Colangelo, New York Daily News
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

NYC Animal Shelters Could Get Big Boost In Funding From The City
by Susan Richard, CBS New York/1010 WINS
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

City of NYC, AC&C, ASPCA, and Mayor’s Alliance Announce Agreement to Enhance Services for Shelter Animals
Press Release by the City of New York, Office of the Mayor
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Stop cat madness with City Cat Fix
by Makena Yarbrough, The News & Advance
Monday, May 30, 2011

Fight over ferals boils down to one question: Do alley cats live a good life?
by Justin Jouvenal, The Washington Post
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

National zoo researcher charged with poisoning cats, allowed to keep job
by Dave Gibson, Examiner.com
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

National Zoo Researcher Charged With Poisoning Feral Cats
by Sharon S., Care2
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

I Work With Animals – Protecting Feral Cats
by Maya Gottfried, AOL Paw Nation
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Cat trappers go humane route
by Andrew Conte, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Sunday, March 20, 2011

North Fork cats’ tough winter winds down
by Donna Ann Lynn, The Suffolk Times
Friday, March 18, 2011

Lending a Helping Hand to Brooklyn’s Feral Cats: A Profile of Rescuer Alice Dietz
by Anne Sullivan, SuperVegan
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Crackdown on Feral Cat Colony
by Janis Hewitt, The East Hampton Star
Thursday, March 3, 2011

State Order Scats Montauk Cats
by Pamela Kallimanis, East Hampton Patch
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Manhattan artist Jodi Head’s guitar straps raise money for sick cats
by Amy Sacks, New York Daily News
Saturday, February 26, 2011

Photos from Architects for Animals
by Janine, Jason’s Pet Care
Friday, February 25, 2011

Wordless Wednesday
by Shelters’ Edge
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Humane Society Teaches Volunteers to Help With Feral Cat Problem
by Renea Henry, Pelham Patch
Monday, February 21, 2011

Kitten Palooza! Free Workshops Coming Up March 26!
Invitation by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Saturday, February 19, 2011

New Rochelle Humane Society To Hold Feral Cat Workshop
by Westchester.com
Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thank You for Helping NYC’s Feral Cats!
Announcement by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Wednesday, February 16, 2011


Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter 2010
by Jasmin Singer, Our Hen House
Monday, January 31, 2011

My Feral Cat and TNR
by Haydee Camacho, Suite101
Sunday, January 2, 2011