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SPCA Tampa Bay puts on feline extravaganza for Adopt-a-Shelter Cat month

Times staff

June is Adopt-a-Shelter Cat month, and in honor of its homeless cats and kitties, the SPCA Tampa Bay put on a feline extravaganza. • On Saturday, more than 250 visitors strolled through the shelter on 130th Avenue in Largo. In the Feline Friends Room, the residence for those cats and kittens looking for forever homes, the Cat Olympics took place.

Kitties competed on the Cats Meow Obstacle Course. As cat-loving spectators watched, the competitors ran through the Tunnel of Tuna, teetered on the Cat Walk tight rope and jumped the Leap of Faith.

For you cat fanciers who missed out on the event, don't despair. For the rest of June, SPCA Tampa Bay will continue to offer discounts on all cats and kittens.

All specials include free spay and neutering and up-to-date vaccinations. Here's a list of offerings:

Kitty cat combo: For $60, you can receive a kitten one-year or younger, blanket and carrier.

Adult cat combo: For $50, you can receive a cat 1 year or older, blanket and carrier.

Senior cat combo: For $35, you can receive a cat 5 years or older, blanket and carrier.

. Fast facts

SPCA Tampa Bay

Where: 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo.

Adoption hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday.

For more information: Visit www.spcatampa or call (727) 586 3591.

Cats in quotes

"I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul." Jean Cocteau

"There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats." Albert Schweitzer

"There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat." Tay Hohoff

"The smallest feline is a masterpiece."

Leonardo da Vinci

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."


"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind." Cleveland Amory

SPCA Tampa Bay puts on feline extravaganza for Adopt-a-Shelter Cat month 06/22/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 7:58pm]
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