2nd Quarter Network Member Profile: Humane Ohio

Humane Ohio is a 501c3 organization whose mission is to end dog and cat overpopulation in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan by offering high-quality, affordable spay/neuter services and promoting responsible pet care. The organization began by operating a monthly MASH (mobile animal sterilization hospital) style spay/neuter program for cats only in July 2002. In 2006, a stationary Read More …

Dan Spehar and Peter Wolf publish Integrated Return-To-Field and Targeted Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate- Return Programs Result in Reductions of Feline Intake and Euthanasia at Six Municipal Animal Shelters

  Dan Spehar and Peter Wolf recently published a new report in the Frontiers of Veterinary Science journal: Integrated Return-To-Field and Targeted Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return Programs Result in Reductions of Feline Intake and Euthanasia at Six Municipal Animal Shelters You can read the article Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

1st Quarter 2019 Member Profile: Cleveland APL

Cleveland Animal Protective League (APL) Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program Since the Cleveland APL TNR program’s inception in 2008, nearly 50,000 free-roaming cats (~4,511/year) have been sterilized and released to live out their lives without producing more homeless litters of kittens. The program focuses on helping community cats living in Cleveland and the Cuyahoga County suburbs. Trappers Read More …

Together Initiative Photo Contest – Deadline is December 31, 2018

Together Initiative Photo Contest We are looking for a new Facebook banner photo and need your help. We are asking our network members to submit up to three (3) of their favorite original photos of community cats to replace our current banner. The winner’s photo will be proudly displayed at the top of our Facebook Read More …

Toby Franks wins inaugural Together Initiative Community Cat Champion Award

Toby Franks wins inaugural Together Initiative Community Cat Champion Award A practitioner of TNR for over 13 years Has personally trapped and returned (after sterilization and vaccination) over 1,200 cats Current clinic manager at Alter Clinic Animal Care in Canton Past clinic manager at One of a Kind Pet in Akron Past recipient of the Read More …

New Program: Community Cat Champion Award (sponsored by the Rascal Unit)

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 Read More …