ANNUAL KITTEN EXTRAVAGANZA on Saturday during this National Adoption Weekend to Find Shelter Pets Loving Homes for the Holidays
The Port City Cat Rescue (PCCR) and Hand In Paw – Friends of Bossier City Animal Control (HIP) ANNUAL KITTEN EXTRAVAGANZA is going on this weekend together with National Best Friends Adoption Weekend at the Bossier City Animal Shelter, Viking Drive Veterinary Hospital and Port City Cat Rescue (by appointment)!! Visit all or any of those areas (addresses under) to discover the purring child purr. If you are wanting for a canine, worry not… You can even discover adoptable canines at BC Animal Shelter.
Best Friends Animal Society, a number one animal welfare group dedicated to saving the lives of cats and canines in America’s shelters by 2025, and Bossier City Animal Services (BCAS), your native animal welfare group working in the metropolis to save lives of residents and animals alike be a part of forces for a vacation adoption weekend from December ninth to eleventh. The collaborative occasion over the weekend encourages folks to open their properties to adoptable animals by selecting to undertake, not purchase, their subsequent furry pet. Best Friends has partnered with over 600 animal shelters and rescue organizations for the vacation marketing campaign. The earlier three adoption weekends resulted in over 25,000 pets discovering loving households.
As a part of Adoption Weekend, BCAS with HIP, our non-profit accomplice who pays for most of the medical wants of the animals in the care of Bossier City Animal Shelter; PCCR, an area cat adoption company to allow you to discover your subsequent fur child; and Viking Drive Veterinary Hospital, a domestically owned complete animal well being follow that gives the highest high quality medical and surgical care and helps BCAS, HIP and PCCR in caring for and offering the absolute best veterinary providers to Bossier City’s undesirable animals, host the Annual Kitten Extravaganza on Saturday from 10am to 3pm at Viking Drive Veterinary Hospital: 4250 Viking Dr, Bossier City and Bossier City Animal Services: 3217 Old Shed Rd, Bossier City.
“BCAS and PCCR are so incredibly fortunate to be working with Best Friends Animal Society because during these adoption weekends they are paying a portion of our usual adoption fee so we can waive and reduce fees to get these animals out of the system and great to make loving, forever homes. BCAS has had great success this year as part of these adoption weekends and looks forward to further success this weekend with reduced or waived fees for ALL cats. Meet these wonderful mustache babies and find your Christmas Cheermaster with BCAS and PCCR!” stated Shari Wood, BCAS Superintendent.
BCAS is open each week of the 12 months from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 15:30, besides Public holidays. This weekend now we have particular Sunday classes from 12pm to 3pm! Visit us at 3217 Old Shed Rd subsequent to Tinsley Park.
For extra info, go to https://www.bossiercity.org/217/Animal‐Services or comply with BCAS on Facebook @bossiercityanimalservices. View BCAS adoptable pets on Petfinder.
PCCR is open by appointment! For extra info, go to https://portcitycatrescue.org/ or Follow PCCR on Facebook @portcitycatrescue. View PCCR acceptable pets on Petfinder.
All accepted adoptions embrace: Vaccinations acceptable to your pet’s age on the day of adoption Standard assessments for FeLV/FIV (cats) and heartworm (canines) Rabies vaccination Basic spay/neuter Microchip The love and devotion of your new purring fur child!
“There’s no better way to spread the holiday spirit this holiday season than by adopting or fostering an animal from a shelter,” stated Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends Animal Society. “By adopting a greatest pal, you give a contented canine or cat a house and make room for one other pet to save. That means you are changing into the lifesaver of two animals in want, and there isn’t any higher present than that.”
National information developments present 2022 was a troublesome 12 months for emergency shelters. Across the nation, emergency shelters are combating greater intakes whereas reside outcomes like adoptions, foster care and rescues should not conserving tempo. This has led to a inhabitants imbalance, with extra animals staying in shelters longer and creating an elevated burden on shelter employees. Additionally, many shelters face challenges with employees shortages, restricted hours, fewer volunteers, and fewer adoption occasions. All of this contributes to the truth that the majority animal shelters in the US are at the moment busy or overwhelmed, leaving pets at larger danger due to lack of area.
Because of this, the BCAS and PCCR are compelled to attend the National Adoption Weekend. “Long-term residents in shelters are growing, particularly in our cat populations. There are at the moment 15 animals 4 months to 1 12 months housed at BCAS and 13 of these 15 are cats! Cats do NOT really feel comfy in shelters and can wait longer for a house as a result of it’s such an additional demanding scenario for them. These animals don’t showcase or go to strangers effectively. This solely will get worse the longer they keep, they usually will not survive with out YOUR HELP! It is crucial that we discover properties for these long run residents instantly!
Come TODAY and request a go to from one among our longtime residents,” stated Shari Wood. “We are also working with people in the community to place animals in foster homes outside of the shelter, but these too are severely restricted. If you are not ready to commit to adoption but would like to help, please consider sponsoring to still make a big difference in saving lives.”
For extra info, see: BCAS: https://www.bossiercity.org/217/Animal‐Services or on Facebook @bossiercityanimalservices PCCR: https://portcitycatrescue.org/ or on Facebook: @portcitycatrescue HIP: https://handinpawfriendsofbossiercityanimalcontrol.org/ or on Facebook: @handinpawBC Viking Drive Veterinary Hospital: https://vikingdrivevet.com/ or on Facebook: @vikingdrivevet
About Bossier City Animal Services The Bossier City Animal Services workplace is devoted to eliminating animal struggling defending the folks of this metropolis and their pursuits and caring for lots of of homeless and undesirable animals. We envision the day when all residents, their property and their neighborhoods shall be secure from the risks and annoyances of irresponsible pet possession; when animals should not struggling due to human abuse, neglect, or ignorance; and if we are able to hold shifting ahead as a metropolis and work collectively to win the conflict on overpopulation and pet abuse.
About Port City Cat Rescue Port City Cat Rescue was based in 2015 with the objective of rescuing cats from high-kill animal controls and rescuing homeless kittens and neighborhood cats. There is a large overpopulation and homeless cat drawback in the Shreveport/Bossier space. We attempt to rescue as many as potential, correctly display and alter them, and discover them loving properties. We are an emergency rescue and cats have a everlasting place with us till they discover a perpetually house.
About the community of greatest mates
The Best Friends Network is made up of hundreds of private and non-private animal shelters, rescue teams, Neuter organizations and different animal welfare organizations in all 50 states. We are a coalition devoted to saving the lives of homeless cats and canines by means of collaboration, info sharing and implementation of confirmed life-saving methods. Our companions help one another and encourage their very own communities to enhance the lives of canines and cats throughout the nation.
About Hand In Paw – Friends of Bossier City Animal Control Hand In Paw – Friends of Bossier City Animal Control is a non-profit group fashioned to present veterinary care Animal Shelter Bossier City. Over the years, Hand in Paw (HIP) has expanded its mission as wanted in the ever-changing world of animal rescue to additionally assist in the space of TNR, selling the adoption, foster care and transportation of animals that cross BCAS turned the objective to save as many valuable lives as potential.
About Viking Drive Veterinary Hospital Viking Drive Veterinary Hospital is right here to assist and help you. We are a domestically owned, complete animal well being follow offering the highest high quality medical and surgical care to purchasers in Bossier City, Shreveport and the surrounding areas of Northwest Louisiana. We provide a variety of major pet care providers together with allergy testing, feeding, dental care, in-clinic diagnostics, laser remedy, surgical procedure, reproductive providers, wellness care and extra.