Friends of Roman Cats, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization presents a 12 day educational tour of Italy from October 9 until Oct 20, 2014. The tour will combine some of the best of Italian cultural sites with some of its most interesting community cat areas. We will meet wonderful people and groups who do [...]
Here are three new short videos (with humorous musical accompaniment) Dorothea Friz sent us recently. The title of them is "Only Sterilization Will Save Them". We hope to have more Italian to English translation soon and will update this entry when we do. Veterinarian Dorothea Friz's Pro-Sterilization Video 1 Veterinarian Dorothea Friz’s Pro-Sterilization Video 2 [...]
I first met Lia in 1997, when my daughter and I first visited Torre Argentina. I remember Lia with a black cat she had named Silvestro who had just been dumped at the Sanctuary, then a dark cavern-like place with a rough concrete floor, minimal lighting and a tiny office space. The cat cages were [...]
Next Saturday, Friends of Roman Cats will be an exhibitor at the unique and wonderful Cat Video Festival! Last year, the Cat Video Festival was a tremendous success in Minneapolis. It was the largest event ever held by the Walker Art Museum. http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2013/internet-cat-video-festival-2#media1 **** This year, Oakland will have its own Cat Video Festival. Cat [...]
We hope to have another great tour this year. Here is the latest itinerary as crafted by Susan based on past tours and the best cat sanctuaries to visit. Click on each page to enlarge in another window. The last page can be printed and mailed in if you would like to make a reservation [...]
The amazing Dorothea Friz near Naples has had another successful year of spay neuter campaigns. She is an inspiration to animal rescue!
One of the tour participants graciously shared her photo albums from last October's tour. Click here for the link. Entry into the album is: vivaldi They are albums One, Two Three and Four. When you click on an album, at the upper right of the screen, click on "Show Slideshow" -- there is also some [...]
Sorry for the late post but we are happy to report that FORC made Alley Cat Allies' National Feral Cat Day calendar with our 2012 Cats and Culture Tour in October. Go here to check out the page!
This is a very good article about the current situation at the historic Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary in Italy. The best quote by far: "All around, there are people who look at the columns, capitals and so on. And they are there — cold, indifferent, she says. As soon as a cat jumps on a [...]
SAVE THE DATE! Please join us at our yearly Blessings Party and silent auction on Saturday March 2rd from 6:00pm to 8:30pm, returning again at the beautiful Museo Italo-Americano in Fort Mason Center Bldg C, San Francisco. *If you have any quality items to donate to the auction, please let us know!* The auction raises [...]