According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.4 million cats enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Of the cats entering shelters, about 40% are euthanized. These are alarming statistics, but you can help.
June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, which encourages and incentivizes people to adopt cats from their local shelters. During the month of June, participating animal shelters around the Valley will lower or waive cat adoption fees to help place as many feline companions as possible in loving forever homes.
All of us here at El Dorado Animal Hospital encourage pet adoption, which is why we proudly support Adopt-a-Cat Month and do whatever we can to educate pet owners and make sure adopted cats are happy and healthy. Read on for a look at some adoption tips and other ways you can help during the month of June.
Whether you’re adopting your very first cat or growing your feline family, your local shelter has cuddly newborns, mellow senior cats, and everything in between to choose from. Here are a few tips to help you find the right cat and to make sure you’re ready to provide a happy home.
Other Ways You Can Help
If you aren’t ready to adopt just yet, there are other ways you can help the thousands of cats in shelters throughout Phoenix who are in desperate need of a forever home.
If you’re planning on adopting a cat this month, or any month, make an appointment with El Dorado Animal Hospital to get a full health report on your new feline friend. We offer a full suite of animal wellness services and are a certified Cat-Friendly Practice by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Stop by or call us at (480) 837-0800 to make an appointment or learn more about our cat health and wellness services.
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