CAT DEPOT is recipient of Florida Animal Friend $ 25,000 grant, Backyard sterilization program offers free spay/neuter

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Cat Depot is pleased to announce it is the recipient of $25,000 from the Florida Animal Friend spay/neuter license plate grant

CAT DEPOT recipient of Florida Animal Friend grant

Backyard sterilization program offers free spay/neuter

 

Sarasota, Fla. – (September 5, 2014) – Cat Depot is pleased to announce it is the recipient of $25,000 from the Florida Animal Friend spay/neuter license plate grant. Funding will provide free spay/neuter for personal cats as part of Cat Depot’s Backyard Sterilization Program which covers zip codes 34234 and 34237. Recipients must meet government low income guidelines. Each spay/neuter will include a Rabies vaccine, flea treatment and microchip with a free lifetime registration. To schedule an appointment, please call (941) 366-2404, extension 320, or email [email protected].

 

“We targeted zip codes in our own backyard because we have the second highest area for impounds in Sarasota County. Unsterilized community and free-roaming cats are the greatest source of cat overpopulation. Spaying or neutering this pocket of cats will impact unwanted kittens and move us one step closer to resolving our overpopulation problem,” said Shelley Thayer, Executive Director. “Qualifying residents will also be able to receive food from our Community Food Bank and needed supplies for their cats.”

 

Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 no-kill, free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats. Cat Depot supports more than 130 cats and kittens on any given day.

 

Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handicap accessible. The Cat Depot Supply and Gift Store is open daily specializing in top brands of wet and dry cat food, litter, calming products, treats, and unique gifts for cats and cat lovers. Cat Depot is located at 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, Fla. 34234. For more information, go to www.catdepot.org, or call 941.366.2404.

 

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For More Information, Please Contact:

Lynn Rasys, Phone # 941.366.2404

[email protected]

www.catdepot.org

 

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