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Cat crowding: Big thank you to partners for mobilizing to help many find homes, but we still have far too many

Oct 15, 2013 | Read More News
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Pima Animal Care Center wants to send heartfelt thanks to the staff, volunteers, rescue partners, the press and the adopting public for helping 32 cats leave the shelter on Monday. none

With word out about severe overcrowding in the cat kennels, the community mobilized to assist. Ten ill cats that had been in danger of being euthanized were all rescued.

The challenge we face is that this weekend’s overcrowding is not an isolated occurrence.

On Monday, even as 32 cats left, another 22 cats came in. We currently have more than 115 cats available for adoption.

Staff and volunteers are extremely grateful for the response the pets have received and encourage everyone, every day to make sure their pet is spayed or neutered. And adopt ¬– not shop – when looking for pets.

To help make sure all of our cats have their best opportunity to find a home, adoption fees are waived for every cat over six months of age. Those pets will go home with vaccinations, microchips and spay or neuter surgery.

Come on over and see if one of our cats is your ideal match. We’re open from noon to 7 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekends.