Prince Charming

Prince Charming found his way to Alley Cat Advocates for neuter surgery. During his exam the vet team found that this shy, sweet boy had serious and painful dental problems. Prince Charming’s teeth were cleaned, many decayed teeth were removed, … Continued

Community Cat Angel Tree

Choose a tag from the Community Cat Angel Tree to make a life saving difference for a community cat today. Sponsor a cat for spay or neuter Feed a foster Provide medical treatment Fill our tank with gas When you … Continued

Community Cats Podcast Interviews Karen Little

In her second interview with the Community Cats Podcast, Karen Little, Alley Cat Advocates Executive Director, explores the issue of relocation and discusses industry terms and trends. Karen Little and Stacy LeBaron, creator of this podcast, have worked together as … Continued

Get Your Paws on the 2017 Alley Cat Advocates Calendar!

2017 Alley Cat Advocates Wall Calendars have arrived and are ready to ship to you! These beautiful, cat-filled, full-color, wall calendars make the perfect gift or stocking-stuffer for friends, family and co­-workers. Order yours today!


Meet Charm.  This unaltered boy with a broken leg was brought to Alley Cat Advocates from Louisville Metro Animal Services.  No one knows when or how Charm was injured.  – Upon arrival, Alley Cat Advocates went to work.  Charm was … Continued

Now Hiring!

Alley Cat Advocates is hiring an Operations Director to join our AMAZING team. The selected candidate will become a member of our highly motivated team of paid and volunteer staff members who are determined to make Louisville the safest city … Continued

Holly Jolly Volunteers

Thanks to everyone who attended the Alley Cat Advocates annual holiday party and made gift baskets for our volunteer vets.  YOU are heroes! See the holiday party photos.

Niko Purred

*** Updated 11/30/2016 *** Niko came to Alley Cat Advocates as a severely ill kitten. We almost lost her. But, after hospitalized and care, she was transported to an Alley Cat Advocates foster volunteer. She was kept warm in an … Continued

Bernie’s Buddies Celebrates Community Cat Caretaker

April Zirnheld and her family hosted the second annual Bernie’s Buddies fundraiser to benefit Alley Cat Advocates on November 12. The event honored Bernard Abell, April’s father and a life-long animal lover. Bernie’s Buddies donates all proceeds to Alley Cat … Continued

BISSELL Partners for Pets Program

Thanks to the Bissell company and their associates for supporting spay/neuter and programs to decrease pet over-population across the country.                

A Head Bump of Approval

This sweet girl arrived at Alley Cat Advocates with serious injuries, a ruptured and bulging eye, broken jaw, and an injured tongue. She had likely been hit by a car and was found in her neighborhood emaciated, dehydrated and unable … Continued


*** Simon Update *** Look at me now! They removed that painful leg that gave me so much trouble. They’re calling me “tripod” and I’m getting faster and faster on my three legs. I was boney and my hair looked … Continued

It’s time to pre-order your 2017 Alley Cat Advocates Calendar!

The Alley Cat Advocates 2017 wall calendar features our 13 photo contest winners and many of your wonderful kitties. Get yours today! These beautiful, cat-filled, full-color, 14-page wall calendars make the perfect gift or stocking-stuffer for friends, family and co­workers. … Continued

Miss Agatha

Miss Agatha is like most calicos – beautiful and strong. She looks at people with a certain curiosity and beckons them to pet her with her expressive eyes. However, Agatha’s spark was dimmed. She suffered a pelvic fracture and a … Continued


The reasons behind Rosie’s injury may never be discovered. However, a few things are certain – Rosie has a loving caretaker. Rosie is tenacious. And Rosie will always have a story to meow. Just a few weeks ago, Rosie suffered … Continued

Give Local Louisville

On Thursday, September 15, Alley Cat Advocates will be a part of the biggest day of local giving in our community, Give Local Louisville. Give Local Louisville is a 24-hour online giving day created to inspire people to give generously … Continued

Shop Now Open

                The NEW Alley Cat Advocates shop is now open! Take a look around and enjoy 30% off everything in the store to celebrate our grand opening.  Shop now! Offer ends September 11. … Continued

Just like his namesake, Popeye is strong

Popeye made his way to Alley Cat Advocates when his caretaker Charlotte brought him to us to be neutered. She also shared that Popeye had a bigger issue to tackle. “We tried several times to trap him, then he showed … Continued

Meet Millie

Millie’s thankfulness exudes from her hazel, saucer-sized eyes. She’ll walk right up to you, look into your eyes and beckon you to pet her without emitting a single meow. If you happen to miss her signal, don’t worry. She’ll rub … Continued

Dreamer is not too old or blind to feel love

A few months ago an old, skinny stray cat was brought to Louisville Metro Animal Services. Shelter workers could tell right away the gray cat was dehydrated, quite elderly, and completely blind. In addition, this bony kitty had a respiratory … Continued

Meet Peter and Wilma Crisler, Cat Superheroes

The little calico mom was starving. As she tried to ween her eight-week old kittens, she grew thinner and thinner. It was October and only getting colder; the three cats may not make it through the winter, but momma cat … Continued

(Re)Enroll at Kroger Community Rewards During August

It is time to re-enroll! Kroger requires that you confirm Alley Cat Advocates as your choice each year in August. If you don’t renew, your support expires. Re-enroll now to continue supporting Alley Cat Advocates every time you scan your … Continued

Need an excuse to eat out?

Need an excuse to eat out? Take this voucher to your favorite Chili’s location and 15% of your pre-tax purchase will benefit Alley Cat Advocates! Bring this voucher, printed or digital. Dine in or carry out! Visit one of the … Continued