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Become a Kitten Warrior!

Kittens are dying at an alarming rate.  We have one more spring/summer in the terrible environment of this old shelter and this year we are going to be diligent about getting kittens out of this environment.  We are calling all homes with an extra bathroom, basement, guest room, laundry room; any place a kitten or a litter can live until they are vaccinated and ready to get adopted.   Last year 134 kittens lost their lives in our shelter because of the poor condition of this building.  We are done with this. When people drop off stray kittens, they think they are better off here when they just aren’t.  Rusted surfaces, poor air handling and crowded conditions, coupled with poor immune systems = dying kittens.  A lot of shelters would not publicize they are seeing a lot of kittens die but with Panleuk, a deadly disease so prevalent in our community and the poor conditions in our shelter, we are being transparent about this because we need your help.   As an organization we don’t belie