County extends Waiver of cat adoption fees
Hernando County Animal Services has extended its waiver of cat adoption fees through the end of business hours June 29. Those who adopt cats or kittens at the shelter pay only a $20 deposit, which is refunded upon showing proof of sterilization and rabies vaccination. PetLuv Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic is currently providing those services free to those who adopt pets from Animal Services. All adopted cats receive a feline 4-in-1 vaccination and deworming at Animal Services. Hernando County residents also receive a free one-year Hernando County animal license for their cats upon proof of rabies vaccination. Visit the website at hernandocounty.us/code/animal/adopt.asp or visit the shelter at 19450 Oliver St. between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Mondays, when the shelter is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For information, call (352) 796-5062.
Needed: Temporary foster homes for pets
The Humane Society of the Nature Coast is looking for temporary foster homes for pets. The Humane Society is responsible for all medical care and expenses for these pets. Foster homes need to supply only a temporary place for the animals until they are ready for adoption. Those interested in helping can call (352) 796-2711 to register for an orientation class. Visit the website at HumaneRescue.org or look for the shelter on Facebook.
Reading program is for kids of all ages
Communities in Schools of Hernando County has teamed up with Behind the Stone Ministries to provide the Summer Reading Fun program for youth of all ages from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. each Thursday, through Aug. 9, in the parking lot at New Song Worship Center, 6001 Deltona Blvd. Volunteers will read to children and provide them with books to take home or exchange each week. Donations of inspirational and educational children's books for the program may be dropped off at Paul & Jerry's Self Storage, 10161 County Line Road. For information, call Lillian Rosenzweig at (352) 428-9283 or John Stramiello at (727) 808-4096.
Fairgrounds Flea Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4552.
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