purpose of the Introduction/Orientation meeting is to get to know the
participants, their situation, their experience, and their needs, and
to explain the mission and goals, as well as some basic information
about the methods that P.G.F.F. uses.
discuss the reasons why P.G.F.F. was formed and incorporated in
Maryland as a non-profit organization, how we go about rescuing cats
using the Trap-Neuter-Release or Domesticate-Adopt approaches, and
introduce the basics of natural healthcare.
These are the handouts that are distributed at the P.G.F.F. Introduction/Orientation Meetings.
This program tells how we try to have the highest possible degree of success. The P.G.F.F. Program
Records are kept for every project on the Feral Cat Colony Tracking forms. Alley Cat Allies' Feral Cat Colony Tracking System
P.G.F.F. volunteers get noticed by The Gazette Friends of Felines
Even the USDA and the Food Guide Pyramid are influenced by big business. A Humorous Illustration.
Got Milk? Deceptive advertising by the dairy industry.
A letter from Alicia Sliverstone
Holistic Medicine -- it's not just for whackos any more. Article in January 1999 Harper's Bazaar: Fido goes Holistic
(Click on "Health Care" on the left, then scroll down.)
About Modern Medicine -- Article from BBC News: Emergency Care 'Can Backfire'
Article in the Journal of the American Medical Association
Doctors are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the US, Causing 250,000 Deaths Every Year
Overviews of holistic health care: The Healthy Path - for every animal - How to help your animal live longer and healthier
... and from Natural Rearing
A close look at pet food: From the Animal Protection Institute ...
What's Really in Pet Food
From Alternative Medicine Magazine ...
The Poisons in Pet Food
The book, "Food Pets Die For" by Ann Martin
About the book, plus excerpts from chapters two and seven
... another excerpt
Vaccinations -- toxins that we intentionally expose our pets to ... From Alley Cat Allies: At What Cost Protection?
Dr. Chambreau's Vaccine Guideline
From Natural Rearing, a three-part article on Vaccinations:
Part 1 ... Part 2 ... Part 3
letter from Congressman Dave Weldon, U.S. House of Representatives to
the director of the CDC about fudged Thimerosol "studies".
Additional Miscellaneous items of information: Links to other resources -- books, web pages