2-Fur-1 Cat Adoption Begins Saturday

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Looking to bring home a little kitty? How about two?

A two-fur, uh…for, one deal starts Saturday at selected animal shelters throughout Los Angeles county.

Thousands of newborn kittens will join their older feline counterparts for what shelters usually call “kitten season.”

To help boost the number of adoptions, participating shelters (there are 16 in all) are reducing or waiving various adoption fees.

Want one cat? Take home two for the same price. The Found Animals Foundation pays for the second fee.

All kittens and cats have been spayed or neutered. (Bob Barker would be so pleased!) The little critters have also been vaccinated and micro-chipped.

Fees vary from location to location.

The participating shelters are listed as follows:

• Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills

• Antelope Valley Adoption Center, 42116 Fourth St. East, Lancaster

• Baldwin Park Animal Shelter, 4275 N. Elton St.

• Carson Animal Shelter, 216 W. Victoria St.

• Castaic Animal Shelter, 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road

• Downey Animal Shelter, 11258 S. Garfield Ave.

• Lancaster Animal Shelter, 5210 W. Avenue I

The six participating Los Angeles’ Animal Services shelters are:

• East Valley Shelter, 14409 Vanowen St.

• Harbor Shelter, 957 W. Gaffey St.

• North Central Shelter, 3201 Lacy St.

• South Los Angeles Shelter, 3621 11th Ave.

• West Los Angeles Shelter, 11361 W. Pico Blvd.

• West Valley Shelter, 20655 Plummer St.

Other participating facilities are:

• Burbank Animal Shelter, 1150 N. Victory Place

• Cat Adoption Center, 9777 Seaaca St., Downey

• Found Animals Adopt & Shop, 353 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood

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  • michele goldberg

    I’d love for CBS news to report why Baldwin Park Volunteers are unable to talk to the media. They’ve been strictly forbidden or else will be banned from the property. Something sounds fishy!

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