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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 potential pet owners […]

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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.

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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, Furry 5K event […]

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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 to 2 p.m. […]

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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.” To register or […]

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Foster Cat Orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter June 1

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 – next month on June 1 – from 1-2:30 p.m. The session will be held in the upper level conference room of the shelter, […]

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May 18-24 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week

The Seattle Animal Shelter urges every family to recognize National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 18-24, 2014. Approximately 70 million dogs live in U.S. households. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 4.5 million people – nearly 2 percent of the U.S. population – are bitten by dogs each year. More than 60 percent of dog-bite […]

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$5,000 reward offered for information about cat killing

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of a cat found in south Seattle on Saturday. The cat had been hung on a fence in the 4200 block of […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter presents “Cool City Pets” Saturday, May 17

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 to the shelter […]

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Calling all paws! Furry 5K run/walk to benefit orphaned pets

Preregister now for the Seattle Animal Shelter’s 15th annual Furry 5K run/walk happening 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.” To preregister or for more information, go to […]

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