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Free Cat Friday!

Feline adoption fees are waived EVERY Friday at the HSWC!  Adopt a cat or kitten that has been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated according to age -- at no charge!

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Cat Adoption Fees Waived

August 1, 2017 - 10:00 am to August 31, 2017 - 6:00 pm

In an effort to save lives and find even more wonderful cats and kittens homes, feline adoption fees have been waived throughout August! Take home a cat that's been altered, vaccinated according to age, and microchipped - at no charge! If adopting, please consider bringing your own carrier to take your new family member home. A $5 fee will be charged for the cardboard carrier supplied by the shelter.

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PetSmart Mega Adoption Weekend

Our Traveling Fosters will have their foster cats and kittens available for adoption at PetSmart's MEGA Adoption Event! All cats have waived adoption fees, so you can take home a feline (or two!) that has been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated according to age -- at no charge!

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PetSmart Mega Adoption Weekend

Our Traveling Fosters will have their foster cats and kittens available for adoption at PetSmart's MEGA Adoption Event! All cats have waived adoption fees, so you can take home a feline (or two!) that has been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated according to age -- at no charge!

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Free Cat Friday!

Feline adoption fees are waived EVERY Friday at the HSWC!  Adopt a cat or kitten that has been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated according to age -- at no charge!

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Kids Reading to Cats + Face Painting

Give your kids the wonderful and memorable experience of reading to cats! They can practice their reading skills while giving felines special enrichment within the shelter environment. While you're here, your children can even have their faces painted to look like the cats they're sharing stories with. Registration is required as space is limited. To register, please call 301-733-2060. Who can participate? Children 10 and under. When and where will reading take place?

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Hearty Pet Adoption Event

Help us reach our goal of finding homes for 250 cats in July! Join us for a fun adoption event at Hearty Pet. Cats and kittens will be available for adoption at no charge!

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Debbie's Soft Serve Adoption Event

Ice cream and cats, what a great pair! Our Traveling Fosters will have their foster cats and kittens available for adoption at Debbie's Soft Serve in Smithsburg! All cats have waived adoption fees, so you can take home a feline (or two!) that has been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated according to age -- at no charge!

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Free Cat Friday!

Feline adoption fees are waived EVERY Friday at the HSWC!  Adopt a cat or kitten that has been spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated according to age -- at no charge!

Read More

Kids Reading to Cats + Face Painting

Give your kids the wonderful and memorable experience of reading to cats! They can practice their reading skills while giving felines special enrichment within the shelter environment. While you're here, your children can even have their faces painted to look like the cats they're sharing stories with. Registration is required as space is limited. To register, please call 301-733-2060. Who can participate? Children 10 and under. When and where will reading take place?

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