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Baltimore County Council passes Joy Freedman Care for Cats Act

TOWSON, MD—During Monday night’s meeting, the Baltimore County Council passed the Joy Freedman Care for Cats Act. The legislation, which was introduced by County Executive Johnny Olszewski in October, formalizes the county’s existing Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) pilot program to humanely and effectively maintain the free-roaming cat populations. “We know that TNR is an ethical, humane, and non‐lethal way to lower our …


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Olszewski announces legislation to expand Baltimore County’s humane approach for stray, feral cats

UPDATE: The County Council has passed this legislation. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Olszewski on Monday announced plans to introduce the Joy Freedman Care for Cats Act, which would formalize Baltimore County’s existing Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) pilot program to humanely and effectively maintain the free-roaming cat populations. “We know that TNR is an ethical, humane, and non‐lethal way …


Maryland SPCA’s ‘Kindness for Paws’ art show returns to White Marsh Mall this weekend

WHITE MARSH, MD—The Maryland SPCA’s 7th Annual Kindness for Paws art show returns to White Marsh Mall this weekend. The event will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The art show will feature children’s art depicting adopted pets from the Maryland SPCA. Thirty-four Baltimore County schools are participating this year. Their work will …

Baltimore County animal adoption fees waived for 2019 Clear the Shelters event

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Animal shelters across the country are teaming up to find loving homes for pets in need. The annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative, will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019. More than 400 shelters in 20 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, will waive or discount fees as part of the one-day …

Baltimore Co. animal adoption fees waived in ‘Clear the Shelters’ event

Animal shelters across the country are teaming up to find loving homes for pets in need. The second annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative, will be held on Saturday, July 23rd. More than 400 shelters in 20 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico will waive or discount fees as part of the one-day adoption drive. The …