How does early-age spay/neuter saves lives? How will COVID-19affect this year’s kitten season?
The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) is proud to sponsor the2020 Online Kitten Conference hosted by Community Cats Podcast and National Kitten Coalition on Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June14th. This three-day virtual gathering will feature presentations such as raising and saving kittens,
setting up kitten-centered shelter programs, and how the ban on spaying/neutering of cats due to COVID-19 will affect the numbers of kittens being born this year.
Speakers throughout the weekend include veterinarians from the University of California Davis and feline experts from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Best Friends Animal Society and national research foundations such as Maddie’s Fund.
CFA is offering scholarships to the conference. Individuals that have exemplified a dedication to cats and kittens in their community and are in pursuit of knowledge on how to better help them can qualify by contacting Feline UpRoar Cleveland at www.felineuproarcle.org. Scholarship recipients
will be provided full access to the conference and all presentation recordings.
Registration is $75. Can’t make it? You can watch recordings of the presentations at a later date. To sign up, just go to
Founded in 1906 as a not-for-profit association, The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) is the world’s mostrecognized and respected feline preservationist in the world. CFA celebrates cats and the human-feline bond and promotes responsible caregiving and best practices. CFA honors and protects the history ofcats by maintaining the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats. www.cfa.org
The National Kitten Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing survival rates of kittens. It achieves its mission by
educating and training animal shelter staff, rescue groups, veterinary communities, volunteers and fosters to provide high-quality, cost-effective care. It also provides outreach and educational materials to animal welfare and veterinary professionals and the public, to promote cooperation and information sharing within the animal welfare community. www.kittencoalition.org
The Community Cats Podcast is the brainchild of Stacy LeBaron. The podcast helps create a more humane community for cats and provides education, information, and dialogue that supports an environment that empowers people to help cats in their community. For more information about the podcast, go to: https://www.communitycatspodcast.com or call 978-239-2090.
Feline UpRoar Cleveland envisions a reality where pets can stay in their homes regardless of their family’s circumstances. Their efforts decrease the number of homeless pets and lessen the strain on shelters and rescues. www.felineuproarcle.org