This year we asked locals artists to decorate Venetian cat masks for us and we are so happy with their submissions! Some will be up for raffle and others will be featured in the silent auction. Raffle tickets will be $3 each or 2 for $5.
We are so pleased to have been included on the homepage of the New York based feline outreach group Neighborhood Cats, http://www.neighborhoodcats.org/. Our slide show is on the upper right corner of the page. We put together some of our best photos and Susan wrote great captions explaining how Italian free-roaming cats are regarded, Italian [...]
Spay Day – Friday 18th November 2011 It’s early morning. Where are we? People are appearing with all sorts of boxes – some cat boxes, some cat traps, even soft bags with holes in for air. FOR TODAY IS SPAY DAY. At the reception, the staff are waiting to receive and help register all the [...]
SPAY DAY OCTOBER 2011 REPORT FROM VETERINARIAN DORTHEA FRIZ To celebrate WORLD ANIMAL DAY (October 4th), LEGA PRO ANIMALE offered another “SPAY DAY” (free spaying/neutering of stray cats). After the memo was put on the homepage within 10 days cat care takers from all over the Region of Campania in southern Italy made appointments for [...]
My trip to Italy in late September and October was very fruitful. It started in Venice where I stayed in the wonderful apartment that is up for rent at a very inexpensive price for anyone who wants to help the DINGO Gattile (cat shelter) on the Lido. There are a great many cats that need [...]
From feral cat caretaker Viki: This is an appeal to save a little marmalade tabby, Quincy, who lived at the Cypress Golf Course. I have been feeding him at least 3 yrs and I remember him from a kitten. Has has always been super shy and scared and was hard to see. He is on [...]
Last Thursday, Rome lost a true friend of animals when Andreina Andreotti of Lega del cane, a shelter north of Rome, was killed in an auto accident. Torre Argentina has been providing emergency food and is looking for someone to take over. Friends of Roman Cats is collecting funds for the effort. FORC's President, Susan, [...]