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Fee-free felines from Regional Animal Services of King County ends Oct. 31

The best things in life may be free, but some very good things will soon go up in price. Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is still waiving the adoption fee for cats six months and older until Oct. 31.

“Our goal was to adopt 200 cats and kittens during this special event, and we’re very close to reaching that number,” said RASKC Manager Dr. Gene Mueller. “The clock is ticking, so we encourage anyone who is thinking about adopting a cat to stop by the Pet Adoption Center soon.”Normally $55, the adoption fee for cats older than six months is waived during this special event. The fee for kittens younger than six months remains at $100.

All cats and kittens from RASKC are spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, and have tested negative for feline leukemia. Adopters also receive a starter bag of Hill’s Science Diet food for their new pet, as well as a certificate for a free veterinary wellness exam, courtesy of the Seattle/King County Veterinary Medical Association. People looking to adopt from RASKC can view available pets by visiting www.kingcounty.gov/pets and clicking on “Adopt a Pet.” Prospective pet owners can also visit the Pet Adoption Center in person. The center from 3–6 p.m. on Monday, 12-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 12-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays at 21615 64th Ave. S. in Kent.

 

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