Maryland Pet

Alley Cat Allies Offers Ten Winter Weather Tips for Outdoor Cats

BETHESDA, Md., USA – Nov. 17, 2016 – As temperatures across the country begin to drop, many people find themselves concerned about how to care for outdoor cats in the wintertime. Cats are resilient, but they can always use a hand staying warm and healthy during cold weather.

“Cats live and thrive outdoors in all kinds of climates,” said Becky Robinson, president and founder of Alley Cat Allies. “But a little extra help during the winter months can go a long way for protecting community cats.”


Alley Cat Allies offers ten easy ways people can make life outdoors even more comfortable for cats:


Protection from the Cold



Extra Food and Water



A Little Precaution Could Save a Cat’s Life


Spay and Neuter Before Kitten Season 

Winter is the prime breeding season for community cats and the ideal time to spay and neuter. If you’re conducting Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)—the only humane and effective approach to stabilize community cat populations—in the winter, follow these safety tips:


More winter weather tips for outdoor cats are available at

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