Cats Are Mutt-i-grees, Too

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Mutt-i-grees are not just dogs! We are devoted to raising awareness of the plight of homeless cats. We work to change the narrative, misconceptions, stereotypes, and end euthanasia as a means of population control. But we can’t do it without you. Learn more about our feline friends and all the wonderful attributes and characteristics cats have in the articles below and in our CATS ARE MUTTI-GREES 2 curriculum.

Cats Are Mutt-i-grees, Too

In celebration of our feline friends, this school year our Mutt-i-grees Team has dedicated their efforts to place felines front and center. We are raising awareness of all the wonderful attributes cats have to offer that enrich our lives and the importance of rescue and adoption of cats and kittens. And are shining a - Read more

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Puerto Rico School Cats and Dogs

The Academia Cristo Rey Middle School in Ponce, Puerto Rico has set a bar that is a tough act to follow. From rescue to nurture to adopt and educate they have our mission covered. Cristo Rey not only has a Mutt-i-grees School Dog (Anakin) but is part of our Mutt-i-grees School Cat Foster Program which continues to rescue and transport the kittens to the safety of our campus. The leadership for the programs is executed by our Global Student Ambassadors who named themselves the Cristo Rey Pawsitive Minds. These students are an inspiration to their fellow students, their teachers and us at North Shore Animal League America.

One California Classroom’s Rescue Experience

Students in Robin Rodriguez’s kindergarten classroom in Pacoima, CA, begin each week discussing their answers to questions like these as a way to learn about each other and begin to understand empathy and compassion as part of the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. Robin, who is a member of the Mutt-i-grees leadership team at Fenton Primary Center, one of the original pilot sites for the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, teaches a Mutt-i-grees lesson every Monday.

Community Cats

Because of the overpopulation of felines, we see so many feral cats, and we tend to think that because they are outside, they are wild and self-sufficient, and they are fine on their own. Cats are more independent than dogs. However, they are sentient beings that require respect and need human care. We work - Read more

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