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We Rescued Hundreds. Please Rescue Just One.

Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 5:00pm
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Are you ready to adopt some kitties? We sure hope so—we’ve got hundreds of cats looking for loving homes in the Sunshine State.

As you may know, in late February the ASPCA helped rescue hundreds of cats from Caboodle Ranch, a one-time sanctuary where the cats had fallen victim to severe neglect. Many of the kitties were severely ill and in dire need of medical treatment. The truth is, we got there just in time. Responders also discovered a number of deceased cats and burial sites on the property.

For the past five months, these little survivors have been getting better in our temporary shelter in Jacksonville. During that time, we also ensured that all were spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and, of course, socialized extensively.

At long last, the ASPCA has won the legal right to place them into loving homes. Naturally, our first action was to find guardians who had relinquished their cats to Caboodle Ranch and give them an opportunity to reclaim their pets.

But we still need to find new homes for the majority of these kitties—and we’re doing it through three concurrent adoption events August 11 and 12! Below are events to be held around Florida in conjunction with our wonderful partner agencies. If you have room in your heart and your home for one more, we hope you’ll consider attending.

In Jacksonville:

Hosts: ASPCA and Jacksonville Humane Society

What: Adoption event to find homes for Caboodle Ranch survivors, including barn cats and cats with special needs, such as those who are FIV-positive or have feline leukemia.

When: Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.

Where: ASPCA temporary shelter
2580 West 1st Street
Jacksonville, FL 32254 Map

What to Bring: One government-issued photo ID (i.e., driver’s license, passport, military ID, or non-driver ID), proof of address and a cat carrier if you have one.

Adoption Fee: None

In Sarasota:

Host: Cat Depot

What: Adoption event to find homes for Caboodle Ranch survivors, including barn cats and cats with special needs, such as those who are FIV-positive or have feline leukemia.

When: Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.

Where: Robarts Arena at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds
3000 Ringling Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34237 Map

What to Bring: One government-issued photo ID (i.e., driver’s license, passport, military ID, or non-driver ID), proof of address and a cat carrier if you have one.

Adoption Fee: Suggested $10 donation
 

In Clearwater:

Host: Humane Society of Pinellas County

What: Adoption event to find homes for Caboodle Ranch survivors, including some with special needs, such as those who are FIV-positive or have feline leukemia.

When: Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.

Where: 1928 Gulf to Bay Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33765 Map
(Overflow parking will be available across the street at Clearwater High School.)

What to Bring: One government-issued photo ID (i.e., driver’s license, passport, military ID, or non-driver ID), proof of address and a cat carrier if you have one.

Adoption Fee: Name your own fee

With your support, the ASPCA is able to rescue animals in need across the country. Your gift today will help us place all cats in need in the loving homes they deserve, and help us rescue the countless animals still waiting for our help.

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