Help Stray Cats: Community Cat Tools

Stray cat, with gray and orange markings, sitting in grass
  • TNR Boot Camp (PDF 2.4 MB)
    You can use this PowerPoint presentation to introduce people in your community to the advantages and basics of using trap-neuter-return to humanely control feral and stray cat populations.
  • Best Friends Animal Society Says Opposition to TNR for Homeless Cats is Misguided
    Best Friends Animal Society challenges the 2010 Los Angeles court ruling, which halts the city from promoting trap-neuter-return (TNR), as a dangerous precedent for cats and birds.
  • How to Create a Grassroots Community Program to Help Feral Cats (PDF 2.1 MB)
    This comprehensive manual from Alley Cat Allies is a blueprint for creating a successful program to help feral cats and motivating people in your community to support the project. Includes samples of promotional posters, press releases and necessary forms.
  • Shopping List Flyer (PDF 868 KB)
    This shopping list flyer can be printed out and used as a way to solicit donations of cat food and supplies for your organization.
  • Community Cat Colony Care Guide
    Caring for a feral cat colony provides tremendous benefits to caregivers, neighbors and the cats. Caregivers can use this best practices guide from Alley Cat Allies to promote the cats’ well-being, improve their relationships with neighbors, and help the people who live nearby to understand and co-exist with the cats.
  • Community Cat Colony Tracking System
    This form allows you to identify and track the individual cats in your colony and chart the progress of your trap-neuter-return efforts.
  • Shelter Options for Community Cats
    Providing shelter is a great way to keep community cats safe from the elements and can help you monitor their ongoing well-being. This page on Alley Cat Allies’ website offers numerous options for sheltering cats.