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Austin city council to decide on making Austin a no Kill city

Posted: 06 Mar 2010 03:46 PM PST

Important information from regarding the Austin no kill efforts:

This is perhaps the biggest news in the No Kill world since Reno, NV, went No Kill in 2007. This Thursday, March 11, the Austin City Council will decide whether Austin, Texas, will join the ranks of America’s No Kill cities. The Council is considering a plan of proven methods to produce No Kill success: (1) low-cost and free spay-neuter programs; (2) a comprehensive adoption program including off-site adoptions; (3) keeping open the downtown shelter once the city’s new shelter opens outside of the city center; and (4) a large-scale foster program.

The No Kill plan has now been posted on the City Council’s website in Agenda Item #21.

If you want to help make Austin a No Kill City, we ask that you please send an e-mail to the Austin City Council members asking them to pass the plan. Their e-mails are:,,,,,, and

Even if it’s just one sentence, please take time to email the council members to let them know Austin needs to be a no kill city!

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