Woods Humane Society Announces ‘Kitt-Independence’ Adoption Special • Atascadero News

With growing number of homeless kittens, nonprofit is offering $74 adoption fee through July

SAN LUIS OBISPO — To help the dozens of kittens entrusted to her to free themselves from life in a shelter, Woods Humane Society declared a month-long “Kitt-Independence Day” adoption special in July. The nonprofit will be offering a $74 kitten adoption fee all month long (a nod to the recent 4th of July holiday on 7/4), which is more than half of their kitten adoption fees. standard kitten adoption.

“Our catteries are full with 18 adorable kittens currently available for adoption, with almost 100 more soon to return to the shelter from their foster homes,” Woods CEO Neil Trent said. “By reducing adoption fees in July, we hope to help these fragile young felines find a loving home more quickly.”

Trent explains that puppies and kittens have weaker immune systems than adult animals, which makes the shelter a more dangerous place for them.


“While Woods is doing everything in its power to ensure the safety and health of our youngest pets, including thorough daily cleaning regimes and the attentive care of trained medical and animal care staff , the individual nurturing and care of an eternal family will always be best for them.”

Kittens, as well as all animals available for adoption at Woods Humane Society, have been spayed or spayed, vaccinated, microchipped, licensed, and treated for fleas and other parasites prior to adoption. Adoptions also include a free wellness exam at local veterinary clinics and 30 days of pet health insurance (if adopters choose to enroll).

While the standard adoption fee for kittens is $150, Woods spends an average of $800 to care for each animal in her shelter, and often more for the kittens, who typically spend weeks in foster care. and sometimes require urgent medical attention if found. as vagabonds. Woods relies on the generous support of the community to ensure that each animal receives the best possible care.

To see kittens currently available for adoption, visit WoodsHumane.org/Adoptions or visit one of the shelter locations, which are open daily with adoption hours from noon to 4 p.m. and closing at 5 p.m. For more information about Woods, visit WoodsHumane.org or call (805) 543-9316. Woods Humane Society is located at 875 Oklahoma Ave., San Luis Obispo and 2300 Ramona Rd., Atascadero.

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