All posts tagged feral cats

Ian Hallett, Director of Hillsborough County Animal Services

 

Ian Hallett—Director of Hillsborough County Animal Services—discusses his formative years in Riverview, the sort of animals he grew up with and around, including becoming a staff vet tech at 16. He explains how his educational path took him to Austin, where he began volunteering at the animal shelter there, taking on various volunteer roles, then getting hired as a staffer, ultimately ascending to Deputy Chief Animal Services. Read more…

Becky Robinson, co-founder of Alley Cat Allies

Becky Robinson—co-founder and president of Alley Cat Allies, which bills itself the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and human treatment of cats—recounts the incident and surrounding circumstances that led in 1990 to the launching of Alley Cat Allies. Read more…

Carrol Clancy, co-founder of Oasis de los Gatos

Carrol Clancy, co-founder of Oasis de los Gatos–a sanctuary for feral cats  in Apache Junction, Arizona–discusses the history of Oasis de los Gatos and her own history that led to starting the sanctuary, as well as her theories and time-tested techniques for taming feral cats.    [www.oasisdelosgatos.org] Read more…