Updates on LAA’s Pet Food Bank, S/N Program, and Annual Fundraiser

Due to COVID-19, Lincoln Animal Ambassadors has made changes to its programs and to its annual Wine & Howl fundraiser. The latter has been set for for July 18th (rescheduled from its usual June date) at Deer Springs Winery and will run just in the evening (when hopefully the weather is cooler) from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. If the event happens, there will be precautions due to COVID-19. Also, in the wake of COVID-19, Lincoln Animal Ambassadors will not be issuing spay/neuter vouchers for the foreseeable future. While it will continue to operate its pet food bank, distributions will be “no-contact.” … Continue reading Updates on LAA’s Pet Food Bank, S/N Program, and Annual Fundraiser

Tribute to Long-Term LAA Volunteer

Lincoln Animal Ambassadors wishes to pay tribute to Joyce Teets for her ten years of volunteer service. It also thanks everyone who supported them on Give to Lincoln Day. Finally, it reminds the Lancaster County community to mark July 18th as the date (if allowed) for LAA’s annual Wine & Howl. Teets first got involved with Lincoln Animal Ambassadors when some of her neighbors asked her for help with the community cats at Wyuka. “We had to trap the cats and get them to The Cat House for Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR),” said Teets.” I don’t think I understood … Continue reading Tribute to Long-Term LAA Volunteer

7th Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner Will Feature Austin Pets Alive Speaker

Lincoln Animal Ambassador’s annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls fundraiser is back for its seventh year. Set aside the evening of Saturday, March 21st, for dinner, entertainment, and a dessert auction. You won’t want to miss this event! The fundraiser will … Continue reading 7th Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner Will Feature Austin Pets Alive Speaker

Photo provided by Dan Spehar

How One Cat Colony Led to the Together Initiative for Ohio’s Community Cats

In 2003, Dan Spehar and his wife started feeding four kittens that appeared at their house. Although they had intermittently fed single stray cats previously, they had never encountered a group of cats coming around together. Dan and his wife … Continue reading How One Cat Colony Led to the Together Initiative for Ohio’s Community Cats

One of the First Trap-Neuter-Return Programs: MRFRS

The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society was one of the first organizations in the United States to launch a Trap-Neuter-Return program. It started in 1992 when two concerned residents, Dorothy Fairweather and Jan DeWitt, “approached the president of the local … Continue reading One of the First Trap-Neuter-Return Programs: MRFRS

10th Annual Meow and Chow

Add warmth and luck to your fall season by attending the tenth annual Meow and Chow! This popular soup supper and bingo night returns on Saturday, October 19. The fundraiser is hosted by Lincoln Animal Ambassadors (LAA) and The Cat House (TCH). All proceeds go towards operating expenses for these two non-profit organizations. Meow and Chow will be held at the Center for People in Need, 3901 N 27th. Doors will open at 5 p.m., supper will begin at 5:30 p.m., and bingo will start at 6:30 p.m. For a $25 admission donation, attendees will have their fill of warm … Continue reading 10th Annual Meow and Chow