Michigan Humane Society

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MHS is excited to be joining animal welfare organizations across the country in the Million Cat Challenge.

The Million Cat Challenge is a shelter-based campaign to save the lives of one million cats in North America over the next five years. The core strategy of the campaign will focus on five key initiatives that offer every shelter, in every community, practical choices to reduce euthanasia and increase live outcomes for shelter cats.

This life-saving campaign is a joint project of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program and the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida, led by Drs. Kate Hurley and Julie Levy. Click here for more.

Shelters that are qualified for the Million Cat Challenge are participating in at least one of these five key initiative “to balance intake, humane capacity within the shelter, and live release.”

Alternatives to intake: Provide positive alternatives to keep cats…

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