FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 16, 2005
2nd Annual National Feral Cat Summit Promises to be Historic Event!
Leading Animal Welfare Organizations and Individuals from around the U.S. to Gather in Philadelphia
New York, NY August 16, 2005 On October 15, 2005, in Philadelphia, PA., an all-day conference will address one of the critical issues facing animal welfare today — the extreme overpopulation of feral cats. Lectures, workshops and exhibits will focus on the use of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) as a means of resolving the crisis. "The National Feral Cat Summit" is presented by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), In Defense of Animals (IDA), Neighborhood Cats, the Alliance for Philadelphia's Animals and the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, with sponsors including PetSmart Charities and the PETCO Foundation.
Tickets for this important event are only $40 if purchased before Sept. 1, $50 afterwards. For the complete program and registration form, please go to: www.neighborhoodcats.org/special/nfc_summit_2005.htm
The program will include:
The Exhibit Hall will feature a wealth of information from participating organizations, the latest equipment and innovations in TNR, including the Incredible Drop Trap by Laura Burns, IndyFeral's Fabulous Feral Winter Shelter, and the newest from Tomahawk and from Animal Care Equipment and Services (ACES).
If you care about the cats or your community is facing its own feral cat problem, and you're looking for humane, effective ways to help — don't miss this event!
Phone: (212) 662-5761
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