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Some of the 'camper cats' now available for adoption

Some of the 'camper cats' now available for adoption

Credit: King Co. Animal Shelter

by Susan Wyatt

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KING5.com

Posted on February 9, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 9 at 5:42 PM

The King County Animal Shelter says some of the 74 cats removed from a camper in Auburn are available for adoption.

Eight of the "camper cats" - all males - are ready for new homes. They all have special needs.

RASKC interim manager Glynis Frederiksen says people have been calling and visiting almost every day, wondering when they would be available for adoption.

Potential adopters can learn about the cats’ needs, and any special care they will require, before deciding to take them home. The adoption fee is $30, which covers a King County pet license, neutering, initial vaccinations, microchipping, and health examination.

More of the camper cats may be available for adoption later this month.

RASKC is also looking for people interested in fostering animals in their homes. Prospective fosters must attend training in order to be eligible. The next “Fostering Animals 101” classes are:

 

  • Thursday, February 16 2 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 1 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 8 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 15 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 22 2 – 3:30 p.m.

All classes are held at the King County Pet Adoption Center. For more information about fostering, contact Sarah Luthens at 206-296-3946.

The King County Pet Adoption Center is located at 21615 64th Ave. S. in Kent and is open seven days a week. Hours are 3 – 6 p.m. Monday, noon – 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon – 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Available pets can also be found at www.kingcounty.gov/pets.

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