Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Dumb Friends League: $10 Cat Adoption Fees Extended for Cats 1 Year and Older
“We are continuing to offer reduce adoption fees for adult cats because we believe cats should spend less time in a shelter and more time in a loving home,” said Bob Rohde, president and CEO of the Dumb Friends League.
Every cat adoption includes a spay/neuter surgery, initial vaccinations, a microchip ID and a free office visit with a participating veterinarian. The League spends approximately $300 on each homeless cat that comes through its doors, including shelter, foster care and medical care.
“Adult cats provide years of love and companionship, without having to go through that energetic kitten phase,” said Rohde. “Above all, by choosing the adoption option, you are giving a homeless pet a second chance at happiness.”
People who cannot adopt at this time can still help by becoming a foster parent. Foster volunteers provide temporary care for an animal in their home—for a few days, weeks or months—until it is ready for adoption or space is available at the shelters. The League provides foster-care volunteers with food and supplies, as well as veterinary care as needed.
To view all adoptable pets, or to get more information on becoming a foster parent, visit www.ddfl.org or call (303) 751-5772.