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Meet Cleo.
Cleo. Photo courtesy of Friends of Stray Animal Shelter. [BY MONIQUE WELCH  |  Friends of Stray Animal Shelter]
Cleo. Photo courtesy of Friends of Stray Animal Shelter. [BY MONIQUE WELCH | Friends of Stray Animal Shelter]
Published Sep. 16, 2019

Attention lap cat lovers, Cleo is just the girl for you. This fluffy feline is in search of a family with some room on their couch to spare. If you can use a snuggle buddy in your life then stop by and meet Cleo today. She is a 2-year-old gray tabby that is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. Her adoption fee is $50 and if you’re interested in adopting her, visit Friends of Stray Animal Shelter at 2911 47th Ave. N in St. Petersburg from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


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