Thursday, June 7, 2012

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month!

Did you know? According to the ASPCA:  
  • An estimated 3 to 4 million animals are euthanized in shelters every year.
  • 7 out of 10 cats in shelters are destroyed simply because there is no one to adopt them.
  • It is estimated there are roughly 70 million stray cats in the United States today.
You can help make a difference to a cat that needs a loving home. Older cats are especially in need of rescue since they are less likely to be adopted. If you have the time and the resources, consider opening your heart and your home to a special furry feline longing to be loved.

When you adopt a cat from a shelter Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care will examine your new family member at no fee! Just bring in your adoption paperwork within two weeks of the adoption date to be eligible. If you are considering bringing a new pet into your home, check out the ASPCA's Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adopting as well as The Top 10 Things To Do Before Bringing Your New Cat Home

The East Bay SPCA also has some extra special promotions this month
to encourage cat adoption. These include an Adoption Fee Option where you choose whether you pay  $25.00, $50.00, $75.00 or $100.00; a Free Cat Friday for one Friday in June where adoption fees will be waived for all cats 6 months of age and older; and Cool Cat Extras (courtesy of Pet Food Express) - every adopted cat in June goes home with a toy, a can of cat food, and a 20% off coupon to Pet Food Express! Click here for more information about this awesome promotion!

Birdie, Charlie Girl, and Echo
If you are interested in checking out local cats available for adoption come meet Birdie, Charlie Girl, and Echo at East Bay SPCA's Dublin Adoption Center, 4651 Gleason Drive, Dublin, CA 94568. To see other cats available for adoption, please visit or call 925.479.9670. We will be featuring cats available for adoption from the East Bay SPCA all month on our Facebook page. Please help us spread the word and find these beautiful, sweet felines their forever homes!     

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