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Frisky Kitties Need Love Too

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Good thing: Ed Boks of LA Animal Services declared many months ago that he would like Los Angeles to be the first city to truly reach No-Kill status. What does this mean? It means NO animals are put down because we have enough room in shelters and enough caring pet owners to adopt them.

Great thing: Dogs of all breeds and all ages are being adopted by loving owners - a huge feat for LA. Spay & neuter programs for dogs have raised public awareness and dog owners are beginning to understand the importance of controlling over-population.

Bad thing: Cats, it seems, have been quite busy getting it on. This is the time of year when non-spayed & neutered cats get super-frisky. While we'd never frown upon some proper romping around, all this frisky behavior means there are too many cats and not enough homes.

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Karma thing: If you are on the hunt for a cat, or if you know anyone who is (anyone!), get thee to one of LA's six animal shelters today and bring your new (frisky) love home with you. Each adopted cat comes microchipped and spayed/neutered, all for the measly adoption fee of $68.

Get out there. You know you want a frisky kitty.

Photo of malingering's Zumi via Flickr

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