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IOWA: Saving Kittens and Community Cats workshops

  • Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine 1800 Christensen Drive (Entrance B) Room 2226 Ames, IA 50011 (map)


This is a fun one-day seminar focused on saving the two most at-risk feline populations: neonatal kittens, and community cats. Hosted by the Boone Area Humane Society, this all day event will feature two sessions with Kitten Lady, Hannah Shaw. 

We'll start with a two hour "Saving Kittens' Lives" workshop from 11:00-1:00, which will cover:

  • An overview of issues impacting cats and kittens

  • How to set up your home, manage your time, and make fostering fun

  • How to properly feed, clean, and provide basic medical care to a kitten

  • How to photograph, advertise, and find adopters for kittens

  • Self-care and coping with compassion fatigue

  • How to get involved in your local community

Then we'll take a one hour lunch from 1:00 to 2:00, and reconvene for part two: "Saving Community Cats" which will cover:

  • Background information about community cats, their behavior, and their needs

  • Detailed information about why and how TNR saves cats and kittens' lives

  • Step-by-step instructions on how to safely and humanely trap cats and kittens

  • How to handle various scenarios including moms with babies, friendly cats, feral kittens, and more

  • How to provide effective and positive ongoing care to a colony of cats

  • ...and much more, including demonstrations, Q&A, and fun + inspiring videos and content to get you ready to save lives!

Reserve your seat here!