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Million Cat Webinars

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Saving and Making Money Using the Million Cat Challenge Five Initiatives
Watch this free webinar with Barbara Carr, Executive Director of the SPCA Serving Erie County, New York, and learn how this revolution in shelter cat lifesaving can work financially for your shelter.

What Your Animal Shelter Needs to Know About the Million Cat Challenge
Have questions about the Million Cat Challenge, aren't sure how to sign up, don't know what's involved, or wonder how this will help your shelter? Challenge co-founders Dr. Julie Levy of the Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida and Dr. Kate Hurley of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program will cover your questions in this webinar. ​

How a Telephone Can Keep Cats in Their Homes and Out of Your Shelter
Cynthia Kopec, Vice President, Marketing and Communications; and Lisa Bassi, Manager and Advocacy Campaigns Specialist, Client Contact Center and Advocacy, for the San Francisco SPCA let you in on the secrets of starting a helpline to keep pets in their homes and out of your shelter, including information for organizations of all sizes -- even just a volunteer and a single phone line!

Turning Your Surrender-ers into Foster Homes
In this webinar, Sharon Harvey, President and CEO, Cleveland Animal Protective League, is joined by APL Director of Operations Ayse Dunlap to discuss their successful Foster to Surrender program!

The Milk Man and Wait Until 8 Programs: Saving Cats and Kittens by Thinking Outside the Box
What if you could inspire the community to step up and care for the fragile little lives of orphaned kittens until they were 8 weeks old? Find out how to do just that with Chief Veterinarian Dr. Maria Serrano and Director Alex Muñoz of Miami-Dade Animal Services.

Starting and Running a Shelter Intervention Program
Each year, Downtown Dog Rescue keeps more than 2,000 cats and dogs out of the Los Angeles Animal Services South LA Shelter through a groundbreaking in-shelter intervention program. Find out what they do, how they do it,, and how your shelter can, too, from DDR founder Lori Weise and senior Shelter Intervention Prevention counselor Amanda Casarez.

One Shelter's Journey to Save More Feline Lives
What real-world difference can the initiatives of the Million Cat Challenge make in an animal shelter? In this free webinar from the Million Cat Challenge and Maddie’s Fund, Dr. Cristie Kamiya of Humane Society Silicon Valley gives an overview of how implementing those initiatives has grown their life-saving capacity for cats.

How Your Animal Shelter Can Save Cats by Helping People
The Capital Area Humane Society in Hilliard, Ohio, increased its feline lifesaving by 70 percent by implementing a number of innovative programs that allowed each cat in need of help to receive the exact services that individual cat — and that cat’s human caretakers! — needed. This webinar with CAH Executive Director Rachel Finney shares how they did it.

Small Changes, Big Results for Cats
Director Mike Keiley of the Noble Family Animal Care and Adoption Center MSPCA at Nevins Farm and Bryn Conklin Rogers, program manager for the MSPCA Boston Adoption Center, share what bih yhinhd happened when they introduced seemingly small changes at the shelters.

House Fewer Cats, Save More Lives, Make Everyone Happy!
Few things seem less intuitive than the idea that shelters can house fewer cats at any one time while saving more cats over the course of a year — and yet, it’s true. This intriguing initiative, known as Capacity for Care, gets a real-life overview in this webinar from Karen Green, executive director of the Cat Adoption Team (CAT).

Saving Lives and Reducing Expenses Through Low- and No-Fee Cat Adoptions
In just one year, Iowa’s Dubuque Regional Humane Society decreased cat euthanasia by 82 percent, increased the cat adoption rate by 40 percent, and cut cat care costs were cut by over $100,000 by implementing a permanent decrease in cat adoption fees. Maria Benham and Aimee Heinrich of the Dubuque Regional Humane Society tell the story!

Maddie's Fund Million Cat Challenge Webinars
Without the generosity of Maddie's Fund, there would be no Million Cat Challenge. In the first year of the Challenge, they held a series of webinars on the five initiatives, featuring a number of sheltering experts sharing their experience and insights, and answering audience questions.