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Published March 31, 2007


Siren is a 3-year-old female brown and cream seal point Siamese. Scout is a 3-year-old female gray and black lynx point Siamese.

Home at Last Pet Adoptions Inc. is an all-volunteer rescue group dedicated to saving animals, predominantly cats, facing death at local shelters. There were five adoptions from March 21 to 26.

Animals are evaluated for temperament and health. When ready for adoption, they are neutered, given age-appropriate shots, treated for fleas, wormed, tested for FeLV/FIV and microchipped. Choices may include Himalayan, Siamese, Russian blue, unusual mixes, tabby, tortie, tuxie, solid colored cats and kittens. These and other cats can be seen by appointment or at the cat adoption event during the charity dog walk ($15 for one dog, $5 each additional dog per family) and microchip clinic ($15) by HAL 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Citrus Pet Plaza, 7231 W Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. There is a set tax- deductible donation fee for each pet; call for details. Bring empty print cartridges to donate to Cash for Critters. Sneak a peek on their Web site Call for details, 476-6832 or 628-7388

The last issue of the Citrus Times will publish Sunday. Please remember this organization if you hear of someone wishing to adopt a cat.

[Last modified March 31, 2007, 07:26:47]

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