Community Cat Research and Resources
Community cat programs are built on years of research from leaders in the field of animal welfare, and are supported by shelters, veterinarians, organizations and advocacy groups. We have consolidated helpful resources for anyone seeking to learn more about community cats.
A Virtual Lecture with Kate Hurley, DVM: Rethinking the Shelter’s Role in Community Cat Management
Dr. Hurley’s groundbreaking research provides the basis for community cat programs nationwide. This is a recording of her presentation for San Diego Humane Society.
The Future for Cat Intake at Shelters
This webinar, sponsored by Best Friends, reviews the rationale for providing innovative solutions for community cats.
Alley Cat Allies
Allie Cat Allies provides valuable information and resources for all things community cats, including a guide to trapping, neutering and returning cats outdoors.
National Feline Research Council
National Feline Research Council compiles, analyzes and disseminates rigorous scientific research relevant to the efficient management of free-roaming cats.
San Diego Humane Society has helpful resources for our Community Cat Program that we encourage everyone to use and share with friends, family and neighbors. Each includes a downloadable PDF in English and Spanish: