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Seattle Animal Shelter presents “Cool City Pets” Saturday, July 19

Have your kids been begging for a pet of their own? If you’re ready to give in, but are still afraid you don’t have the space for a dog or maybe someone in your household is allergic to cats, the Seattle Animal Shelter has the perfect solution: start small. Come on down [More]

“Kitty Hall” highlights foster program, encourages cat adoptions

Kittens took over City Hall today, renamed “Kitty Hall” in a proclamation by Mayor Ed Murray, highlighting the Seattle Animal Shelter’s foster care program and encouraging the public to consider cat adoption. The public was invited to Kitty Hall to play with and cuddle kittens in an enclosed tent, and encouraged to [More]

Mayor Murray renames City Hall as “Kitty Hall” for the day

Get ready for irresistible cuteness as kittens take over City Hall tomorrow, Tuesday, July 15. Mayor Ed Murray has proclaimed renaming City Hall to “Kitty Hall” for the day. Read the proclamation here. WHAT: Seattle Animal Shelter’s interactive kitten exhibit WHEN: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, noon–1 p.m. WHERE: Kitty Hall Plaza at [More]

Seattle Animal Shelter urges pet owners to keep pets safe during hot weather

Summer weather can mean outdoor fun and family trips, but for pets it could also bring about safety hazards unbeknownst to pet parents. With temperatures forecasted to reach the 90s this weekend and continuing into next week, the Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common sense [More]

Foster Cat Orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter July 6

If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session, offered the first Sunday of each month – this month on July 6 – from 1-2:30 p.m. The session will be held in the upper level conference room [More]

Seattle Animal Shelter offering $5 adoptions

For a limited time, the Seattle Animal Shelter is offering adult cat and critter adoptions for only $5, plus applicable license fees. This special promotion is available from June 21-29. The shelter is overflowing with 200 cats and critters waiting to find homes, and Shelter staff is hoping this promotion will encourage [More]

Fabulous Felines event on Saturday canceled

The Seattle Animal Shelter’s Fabulous Felines event for June has been canceled. This cat adoptathon event was scheduled for Saturday, June 21 at the Rainier Community Center. The next Fabulous Felines event will take place at noon on Saturday, July 19 at the Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Association. [More]

Animal Shelter now accepting volunteer applications

The Seattle Animal Shelter’s in-shelter volunteer program is now recruiting volunteers. All volunteers are asked to make a six-month commitment and be able to volunteer eight hours per month. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. The Shelter needs volunteers for a variety of important tasks, including: dog walking, 9-lives, [More]

UPDATE: Event canceled — Cat adoption event Saturday at Rainier Community Center

Updated: This event has been canceled. The next cat adoption event is July 19 at the Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Association. ------ The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a cat adoptathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Rainier Community Center, located at 4600 38th Ave. S., Seattle. The event runs from noon [More]

15th annual Furry 5K Fun Run and Walk set for June 8

There is still time to register for the Seattle Animal Shelter’s 15th annual Furry 5K run/walk, taking place on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Seward Park. Each year, the fun run attracts thousands of two-legged runners accompanied by hundreds of four-legged runners. All proceeds directly support the shelter’s “Help the Animals Fund.” [More]