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Animal Control has reached capacity for cats and needs your help

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Posted at 2:55 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 14:55:21-04

LANSING, Mich. — Ingham County Animal Control has reached capacity for cats and needs your help.

In a press release, the agency says it has been one of the most trying cat seasons compared to previous years.

"In July the shelter took in 277 cats, in August 318, and so far in September 245."

The shelter is adopting out about 145 cats and dogs on average, the cats keep coming in faster than they are being placed into homes.

"Until shelter intakes significantly decrease, the shelter is asking the community to open their doors to adopt, foster, or seek other placement for their owned cats needing to be rehomed."

Shelter Director, Jodi LeBombard states “If you have been considering adopting a new cat, please come support your local shelter by doing so. We have so many sweet or spunky cats from all ages waiting for a new family”.

How You Can Help:
If you (or someone you know) is interested, stop into the shelter anytime during business hours (Monday through Saturday from 10:30am-5pm with extended hours on Wednesday) and meet all the cats awaiting a forever home
OR
If you are in a position to foster or even adopt.

They say the application process is quick and easy.

For more information on discounted adoption or other programs at Ingham County Animal Control, contact the shelter at 517-676-8370, visit the ICAC website at ac.ingham.org, or visit the shelter at 600 Buhl St. in Mason.

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