San Antonio Express News
April 2015:
Fiesta medals might be telling you a San Antonio story by Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, April 12, 2015. “The Cannoli Fund’s two 2015 Fiesta medals, for example, feature Tar-Zhay, a former feral cat in the King William neighborhood, and Rocky, a pit bull mix found in the Lavaca area — with a gunshot wound. Both animals have homes now because of the group’s work and its message about spaying and neutering pets. Buy their medal.” and “The Cannoli Fund’s 2015 Fiesta Medals depict Tar-Zhay the formerly feral cat and Rocky the pit bull found in the Lavaca neighborhood. $8 each, available at the King William Association office; Pig Liquors; Lucy’s Doggy Daycare Downtown and the Villa Finale Museum gift shop. They also will be sold at Pin Pandemonium, Ilse’s Attic booth at the King William Fair and online at”

San Antonio Express News
February 2015
: Compound interest 101 – the feral kittens edition by Michael Taylor, Business Columnist, San Antonio Express-News, February 14, 2015, print edition page C5. “In real life, since you asked, I noticed a couple of feral cats in my backyard last spring. By this winter, we had eight. A neighbor with great cat-catching and fixing skills (Shout out to Cannoli Fund!) caught and fixed all eight for us.”

Second Place Winner, Animals Category, San Antonio Express News Medal Contest

April 2014: First-ever Fiesta (Metal) Medal Contest gets 140 entries, 34 winners by Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, April 7, 2014. Second [place]: The Cannoli Fund has two medals this year, and the one in honor of Viola the dog — rescued from under a temporary building at Brackenridge High School and given a new home — came in second in this [animals] category. Both can be purchased for $8 online at, at several local shops, Pin Pandemonium and the King William Fair.”



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February 2013: Plenty of Stray Cats Remain, Though Numbers are Decreasing by Collette Orquiz, Local Community News, San Antonio Zone 1, February 2013, pages 20 – 22.


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November 2012: Guest Blogger: Cannoli of King William presents Cannoli: The Cat Who Gives Back