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Happy Thanksgiving, Alley Cat Advocates!

Posted on November 23rd, 2017

We wanted to take a moment to express our gratitude today.

Thank you to our founders, Karen and Hoyt Little. And, to Karen, our Executive Director who strives tirelessly to make this the safest city in the country for community cats!

Thank you to our team of vets. Without you, we could not do what we do.

Thank you to our volunteers who share their time and talents in every way to return every call, care for every cat and manage every detail of this important work.

Thank you to our donors and supporters who provide the funds to spay, neuter and provide the best medical care and attention these community cats will ever receive.

And, finally, THANK YOU to caretakers, near and far. You are the best! YOU fill the water and food bowls, build the winter shelters, seek the spay or neuter services and watch and worry about the community cats we love.

We thank you and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Winter Shelters Available While Supplies Last (Only 5 left!)

Posted on November 12th, 2017

It’s winter shelter time. These simple winter shelters will keep your community cat warm and cozy.

While supplies last …
We have 60 shelters stuffed with straw, and ready for your community cat. Pick up shelters at 536 Eastern Parkway while supplies last. Shelters are free, but we welcome and appreciate your donation to help us with this great work for community cats.

Pick-up times are:

  • Tuesday, 11/14, 4:30-6pm
  • Wednesday, 11/15, 4:30-6:30pm (only 5 shelters left!)

Or, build your own…
Try this simple plan to build a winter shelter for your outdoor cats. It is simple, inexpensive, and your kitty will purr with delight. Visit our community cat center for easy ideas and instructions.

LEO Weekly Magazine features Alley Cat Advocates

Posted on November 12th, 2017

Saving Nine Lives, Louisville’s Feral Cat Heroes

“Without warning, Stephanie Gillis whips out a can of Fancy Feast and walks down a narrow road lined by trailer homes. She snaps it open and pushes down on the metal top. Liquid slowly spills out, leaving a trail back to where we are stationed in the bright white Alley Cat Advocates van.

Her goal: capturing five stray cats so they can be transported to the Snip Clinic to be spayed or neutered.”

Special thanks to writer Stuart Ungar and photographer Kathryn Harrington for spending time with us and sharing this great work.
Read the story in LEO Weekly …

UPS World Freight Facility Volunteers Working for Cats

Posted on November 12th, 2017

This awesome team of volunteers from UPS World Freight Facility dedicated their day of service to delivering coolers and building winter shelters for community cats. The team chose Alley Cat Advocates to honor the memory of Heather L. Palmer 1975-2017. Thank you UPS volunteers!

Also sending special thanks to Rita Kirchner for donating bales of straw, Michelle English for collecting and storing these great coolers, and to ACA volunteers Barbara Ray, Liz Matney, and Ken Durham and Chris Durham for jumping in on the fun!

Bernie’s Buddies

Posted on November 12th, 2017

Special thanks to April Zirnheld, her family and friends, Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar, and everyone who came out last night for the annual Bernie’s Buddies fundraiser! This special event, in honor of Bernie Abell, raised $1,304 for Alley Cat Advocates! We are honored to be a part of Bernie’s legacy.

Thanks to everyone at Rubbies Restaurant and to these event sponsors, Big O Tires- Old Shepherdsville Rd, Martini Italian Bistro, Brix Wine Bar and Bistro, Springdale Automotive, 805 Hair Studio.