ROCKFORD – Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS) is inviting all interested adopters to “Fall in Love This Octo-Purr!” On Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17, WCAS is offering reduced-fee cat and kitten adoptions. Adult cats are just $5 to adopt, while kitten adoptions are only $50.
“Our cat and kitten population has remained steady, even as we’ve entered into the fall months,” says Adoption and Volunteer Program Coordinator, Amber Pinnon.“We have plenty of loving pets ready and waiting to go home. This adoption event is the perfect opportunity for anyone who has been thinking about adopting to visit our shelter and find a match!”
In order to adopt, you must have an approved adoption application by WCAS. Adopters are encouraged to have their application pre-approved prior to the event. Adoption applications can be submitted online by visiting www.wcas.org or by visiting WCAS, located at 4517 N. Main St. in Rockford.
All adoptions include a wellness exam, spay or neuter, microchip, vaccinations including a one year rabies shot, flea and tick preventative, and more. Winnebago County residents also receive a one year rabies registration tag.