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‘We are at cat-pacity’: Local shelters overrun with influx of cats

The Idaho Humane Society is seeing much of the same. Before the holiday weekend, the shelter received more than 500 cats since June 1 and is in desperate need of foster care volunteers.

Plus the holiday weekend brought more pets to their shelter. Since Friday the Humane Society has taken in 35 dogs and 19 cats with 17 of those dogs received on Sunday alone. The Humane Society will waive redemption fees through July 8 for pets that arrived at the shelter from July 3 through July 5. Read more…

Kittens, kittens, kittens! These sweet babies don’t know that it’s a holiday weekend and we’re absolutely bursting with babies.
We have received more than 500 cats since June 1st, and many kittens are in need of foster care. We rely on dedicated volunteers to take these babies into their homes and help them develop into social young kittens ready to find their forever families. And we’re always looking for amazing individuals who want to join this effort. It is difficult – yet incredibly rewarding – work.
If you are interested in becoming an IHS foster parent and helping us save lives, you can find information and an application:
Can’t foster? We are always in need of kitten supplies. Shop from our Amazon Wish List: or drop off in person at 4775 W Dorman Street, Boise 83705.

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