Interview! Rebecca Jewell, Executive Director of the National Kitten Coalition

Interview! Jackson Galaxy, Star of Animal Planet’s My Cat from Hell, and Founder of the Jackson Galaxy Foundation
April 27, 2017
No-Kill Shelters Versus No-Kill Communities
No-Kill Shelters Versus No-Kill Communities
May 1, 2017

“Foster programs are my first love by far.”


Rebecca Jewell is the executive director of the National Kitten Coalition. Her family fostered many pregnant cats and litters when she was growing up in Ohio, which inspired in her a love of foster programs. In fact, she built her own foster program from scratch when she first became the volunteer coordinator of a shelter in the DC area 11 years ago—just when she had started to work in the field! After only four years of operation, they had a 97% survival rate for neonatal kittens in the summer of 2010. Since then, Rebecca has been overjoyed to see foster programs become a top priority for shelters. She believes that building strong relationships within your community can make up for a great deal of the lack of monetary resources that so many shelters and rescue programs face, especially since every community has such unique needs.
To learn more about the Kitten Coalition, or to download their brand-new Kitten Nursery Manual, please visit kittencoalition.org. You can also follow the happenings at the Coalition at facebook.com/kittencoalition.


Listen to Episode #176 Now

 

Thanks to our featured sponsor!

CatStats adSponsorHoverBox

This show is also available on:

stitcher_button
available-on-iTunes
images
gplay_button
Don't forget to leave a review on iTunes!