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Action for Animals Update
(Click "Register & Give" for newsletter subscription.)
The Animal Rescue Site's newsletter provides news about what their benefactors (North Shore Animal League America and The Fund for Animals) are able to do thanks to folks' click-to-donate participation. Also provides additional ways to support The Animal Rescue Site through other online actions.

All for Animals Monthly Newsletter
Learn more about animal testing, cruelty-free companies, vegetarianism, cruelty-free investments, co-existing with wildlife, the links between animal abuse and domestic violence, and much more.

American Humane Association
A variety of newsletters are available from the AHA, whose mission is to prevent cruelty, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children and animals.

Animal Consciousness Foundation Newsletter
(Send a blank e-mail to: [email protected].)
This newsletter will keep you up to date with the most important issues concerning animal rights, animal welfare and animal intelligence. Web site:

Animal Rights Legal Foundation (ARLF) Action Alerts
Dedicated to educating attorneys, law students, and the general public about laws and cases relating to animals and their status in society.

Animals Need Rights
Updates on new articles, headlines, recommended links, suggested products and books, action alerts, and other site features features are sent out about every other week. A great, wonderful resource! Also, check out her awesome collection of Email Alerts!

The Animal Spirit
This newsletter is sent out about 3 times per week and includes sample letters, activism opportunities, news, member contributions, etc. A totally awesome resource!

API Alerts & Updates
Action alerts from the Animal Protection Institute provide information on writing and calling public officials and businesses, petitioning, or planning and attending special events. You can also sign up to receive notices from them whenever they update their site in the following categories: Wildlife and Marine Issues, Animals Used in Agriculture, Animals Used In Science, Companion Animals or Animals Used In Entertainment.

ASPCA News Alert
Weekly e-newsletter from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals includes ASPCA programs and activities, pet care information, pet poison prevention tips, animal-related web sites and adoption success stories from all across the United States. Also includes legislative alerts and letter-writing campaigns.

Caring for Creatures
(Scroll down until you see the "Newsletter" section in the right column.)
Non-profit charitable foundation dedicated to caring for abandoned, abused, neglected and otherwise homeless dogs and cats in Virginia; the newsletter is a companion publication to their nationwide radio show.

Each issue cites a story or article which concerns animals (sometimes a story on health or nutrition) and provides an e-mail link to the media source.

Doris Day E-Newsletter and E-Alerts
Sign up for info. on legislative initiatives and programs to require the enforcement of statutes and regulations which have already been enacted protecting animals.

(Send a blank e-mail to: [email protected].)
This is the ListServe e-group of the Foundation for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Promoting Animal Welfare. Your subscription request is subject to the moderator's approval, and I recommend getting this in digest format. It's an excellent resource!!

HSUS Newsletter
Newsletter from the Humane Society of the United States. Information on the trends in pet care, HSUS undercover investigations, synopses of stories on their web site, and activist tips ranging from lobbying local legislators to choosing a more humane diet.

Hugs for Homeless Animals (H4HA) NewsReporter
Weekly animal-related news, health, legal briefs, H4HA happenings, and Bite'Em Report.

Humane USA
Sign up for updates on humane legislation from Humane USA, the nation's first major political action committee devoted to the task of electing humane-minded candidates to public office at the federal and state levels.

IDA Alert List
In Defense of Animals sends alerts out each week on Thursdays. However, issues or alerts that are time-sensitive or those that require immediate attention will be sent out according to urgency regardless of day of the week.

International Fund for Animal Welfare Newsletter
Urgent campaign updates and news about efforts to help animals around the world.

Kinship Circle
Sign up for this fantastic and free letters-for-animals service. Its primary mission: To generate sample letters to legislators, businesses, and the media that address a broad spectrum of animal cruelty/protection issues. You'll get about 2 to 6 ready-to-send letters every week.

Updates from the National Anti-Vivisection Society, an educational organization whose ultimate goal is the elimination of animal use in product testing, education, and biomedical research.

News-n-Views from IMOM
In Memory of Magic (IMOM) helps abused, injured or sick companion animals, and offers information, support and, where possible, financial aid or medical supplies to pet caretakers who have nowhere else to turn. IMOM is also involved in a vigorous campaign to find legal means to stop the horror of pet mills.

PaLC Newsletter
The Prevent a Litter Coalition sends this out about once a month; features PaLC information and campaign news, an updated PaLC "wish list," and volunteer opportunities.

PCRM Breaking Medical News
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine sends info. on breaking news in nutrition, innovations in medical research, and preventive medicine.

Pet Prayer Line
If you're tired of the dismissive attitude you get whenever you ask people to pray for your sick (or lost) pets, join this list! Founded in 1999, it provides a special, non-denominational Prayer Chain for sick or lost pets (and their people), which is updated/emailed about once per week. A prayer is provided when you join; however, it's just a suggestion — you can pray whatever you like.

PETA e-News
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has nearly a dozen different newsletters, which range from urgent action alerts, breaking news, consumer news, vegan lifestyle and activism, investigational videos, and more. Newsletter
Updates on the site and new issues; dedicated to breaking the cycle of abuse through action, education, and information.

SAPL Action Alerts
The Society for Animal Protective Legislation (SAPL) was founded in 1955 when only two federal laws to protect animals existed. Since then, SAPL has worked for the successful enactment of over 15 additional federal laws.

WSPA Newsletter
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) works with more than 449 member organizations to raise the standards of animal welfare throughout the world.

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General/Fun Cats Newsletter
(Be sure to select "Cats".)
Produced by Site Guide Franny Syufy, this excellent newsletter includes the latest new site features, chat events, contests, surveys, and more. The site itself is one of the best cat sites on the web. There's information on everything from cat names and kitty cams to allergies and coping with loss. Veterinary Medicine Newsletter
(Be sure to select "Veterinary Medicine".)
Produced by Site Guide Janet Tobiassen Crosby, DVM, this great newsletter covers the latest news and developments in veterinary medicine, plus site features and more.

Animal Wellness Newsletter
Free newsletter published by Animal Wellness Magazine, which focuses on holistic care for companion animals. Newsletter
Newsletter updates of new articles and features on the site. The site itself is "a meeting place for cat lovers from all over the world," and provides information on cat care, health, nutrition, behavior, grooming, breeds, forums, shopping, and links. News
News and updates about the Central Pets Educational Foundation and the web site.

The Daily Mews
Cats, kittens, feline fun and all aspects of cat welfare and behavior for you and your furry companions.

Dummies eTips - Cats
The web site of the popular For Dummies reference books offers a weekly Cats newsletter. Each issue features a specific, cat-related tip.
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UK feline community news, features, advice, resources and more.

Holisticat Mailing List
Discussion list for health and nutrition issues for cats; topics commonly discussed include the benefits of raw, cooked, and premium commercial food over grocery store foods, and the use of homeopathy, herbs and supplements. I recommend subscribing to the Digest format if you don't plan on actively participating in the discussions.

iVillage Pet Gazette
(Scroll waaaay down for the "Free Newsletters" section on the right side.)
Biweekly newsletter provides information on caring for companion animals.

(Scroll to the bottom for the "Join Our Mail List" section.)
Feline behavior information, breed profiles, living with feline friends, safety tips, health information and more. eMagazine
Articles, pet-related news, jokes, and tips from pet guardians worldwide.

Reader-submitted stories on how animals impact our lives. Quality of the stories varies widely, from extremely saccharine to thought-provoking.

Shirley's Wellness Cafe Bulletin
Oriented to self-care, SWC promotes natural health for humans and their animals.

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