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Cameo is a 10-week-old female, grey tiger and white domestic longhair cat. Suzie is a 7-month-old female, tri-colored mixed breed.

In the 1999 fiscal year, there were 7,115 animals impounded at the Citrus County Animal Shelter. Of these, there were 669 owner claims, 996 adoptions and 4,892 euthanasias. There were also 468 other animals that came through the shelter, such as wild animal releases and others. Since Oct. 1, 1999, there have been 336 adoptions and 1110 euthanasias: 13 adoptions during the week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5. There were 29 euthanasias Jan. 30-Feb. 5.

The shelter at the end of Airport Road in Inverness has a large number of older animals, as well as puppies and kittens, available for adoption. Shelter adoption and claim hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call 726-7660.

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