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Speak up for feral cats and animals in shelters! 8:22 PM
The No Kill Declaration

Speak up for feral cats and animals in shelters

Join us today in signing on to The No Kill Declaration

This year, some five million dogs and cats will be killed in shelters. The vast majority can and should be placed into loving homes or should never enter shelters in the first place.

But there is hope. No Kill sheltering models, based on innovative, non-lethal programs and services, have already saved the lives of tens of thousands of animals. But instead of embracing No Kill, many shelters—and their national agency allies—cling to their failed models of the past, models that result in the killing of millions of dogs and cats in U.S. shelters every year.

No Kill is a revolution. And behind every revolution is a declaration—a statement of grievances, and a listing of rights and principles that underscore our great hope for the future. We assert that a No Kill nation is within our reach—that the killing can and should be brought to an end.

Join us in endorsing  The Declaration of the No Kill Movement  in the United States.

It is open to every individual, every group, and every agency that wants to bring about an end to the killing by implementing the programs and services that will establish a No Kill nation. Programs like ensuring public access to affordable spay/neuter services, allowing rescue groups to save animals on death row, and communitywide Trap-Neuter-Return for feral cats.

These are not radical concepts, but in the current sheltering world, one can be ostracized for daring to proclaim the simple truths that population control killing is not an act of kindness and that feral cats have a right to live.

Join us in speaking for those who can’t. In the length of time it will take you to read the Declaration, nearly one hundred dogs and cats will be needlessly killed.

           Becky Robinson                                         Nathan J. Winograd 
           Alley Cat Allies                                              No Kill Solutions

Read the full text of the Declaration and, if you’d like, add your name or group to its growing list of signatories, at

Alley Cat Allies · 7920 Norfolk Avenue · Suite 600 · Bethesda, MD 20814-2525 ·

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 November 06, 2005 9:19 AM

YAAAAAY! for Alleycat Allies! YAAAAAAY! for FERAL POWER!! YAAAAAY! for COSMIC RHINO for posting this! * YAAAAAAY!  [ send green star]
 November 25, 2005 2:02 AM

Thanks for posting this!  Added my name right away!  Excellent document!  Thanks!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
Article About My Local TNR Hero October 27, 2006 7:36 PM

Please check out this article and its associated slide show.  This young man has helped me both at my workplace and at my apt. complex with the feral cat colonies.....

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