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Connecticut cares for why are so many of them homeless and struggling to survive on the streets, in abandoned buildings, in town landfills and parks?
Find out how your community can bring an end to feline homelessness at the Connecticut Cares for Cats Conference.

Presented by the Animal Welfare Federation of Connecticut and the Petco Foundation, this event brings together experts from around the nation to discuss solutions for managing feline overpopulation, focusing on our State’s biggest challenge: the stray and feral cat over-population crisis.
Special Honorary Guest
Attorney General: Richard Blumenthal

Alley Cat Allies: Becky Robinson, National Director
NYC Animal Care & Control: Ed Boks, Executive Director
Best Friends Animal Society/NMHP Utah: Holly Sizemore, Feral Fix Program Director
SPAY/USA: Esther Mechler, Director
Neighborhood Cats: Bryan Kortis, Executive Director
ASPCA: Sandy Monterose, National Shelter Outreach Manager, Northeast Region and Debora M. Bresch, Esq., Legislative Liaison
Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society: Stacy LeBaron, President
Solutions to Overpopulation of Pets: Peter Marsh, Esq., Founder
Massachusetts Animal Coalition: Anne Lindsay, President

At this one-day landmark event, you’ll learn about:

the most successful and humane programs reducing stray and feral cat population
innovative public and private spay/neuter programs that can work in any community
life-saving programs that benefit Animal Control Officers
how to build a grassroots trap-neuter-return movement that has significant long-term benefits to the community

Who should attend? Whether you’re an animal welfare professional or an individual who cares about cats, you’ll get practical information and advice from the people who are creating innovative, life-saving changes for animals. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with local and national animal welfare leaders.