New Program: Community Cat Champion Award (sponsored by the Rascal Unit) to be presented annually by the Together Initiative for Ohio’s Community Cats
- Award to be presented in recognition of exemplary work benefiting Ohio’s community cats (e.g., trapping, caretaking, spay-neuter services, veterinary care, shelter-based programs, leadership, education, research). Activities are not limited to those listed above but must be conducted in the state of Ohio to be considered.
- The winner is chosen by the Together Initiative for Ohio’s Community Cats from Together Initiative network member nominees (self-nominations are permitted). One winner will be selected per year and chosen at the sole discretion of the Together Initiative.
- Community Cat Champion nomination form (available on this website) must be used to put forth a nominee. Anyone may nominate a network member for award consideration. New network membership and a nomination for the Community Cat Champion Award may occur concurrently.
- 2019 winner to be announced at Feral Cat Summit V (next October). Winner will receive a Community Cat Champion trophy. In addition to the trophy, the winner may (or may not) receive an additional prize or prizes, at the sole discretion of the Together Initiative (dependent upon funding).
- Nominations deadline: August 31, 2019.
- Rules subject to change without notice.
Thank you to the Rascal Unit for underwriting this new Together Initiative program!