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Ask Hawaii Tourism Authority to Save Cats from Massacre

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In Defense of Animals

A few weeks ago, we told you about a pack of wild dogs running in the streets of Lahaina, Hawaii on the island of Maui at night killing cats, chickens, and small dogs. Tourists visiting the area are heartbroken by the violence, neglect, and abuse of community cats and other animals on the island, frequently calling on 9th Life Hawaii, a local cat rescue, to report atrocities that they witness.

Not all free-roaming community cats on Maui are true feral cats. Some are abandoned or neglected cats, while others are someone’s outdoor animal companion. Truly feral cats are domesticated cats who have reverted to a wild state or who are the descendants of abandoned domesticated cats. They are terrified of people and do their best to hide or run from them. It is ideal if people have as little interaction with truly feral cats as possible and for them to be sterilized, vaccinated, and returned to their colonies.

Help us enlist the help of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, which values your opinion and consumer dollars, to improve the quality of life for all community cats on Maui. The Hawaii Tourism Authority has the power to ensure the future sustainability of community cat colonies and protect these animals from being brutally killed.

What you can do:



Please send the automated letter below to the Hawaii Tourist Authority asking them to help Maui’s community cats, and follow up with a polite phone call and/or letter.

Contact Information:

Hawaii Tourism Authority
1801 Kalakaua Avenue, 1st Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Telephone: (808) 973-2255

Personalize and submit the form below to email your comments to:

  • Aaron Sala, Authority Member

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Save Community Cats from Massacre

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