A record 355 cats and kittens have come to SCRAPS in the first two weeks of September. Last year during the same period, SCRAPS impounded 150 cats and kittens.
“This September we have had an overwhelming number of cats brought in,” said Nancy Hill, Director of SCRAPS. “If we adopted one cat per day, it would take almost a year to empty out our cat room.”
Unfortunately, SCRAPS doesn’t have a year to find homes for these animals. So far this summer, over 500 kittens have been placed into the SCRAPS foster care program. These babies are so young they must be [...]
It’s time to put on your walking shoes and join SCRAPS for a fun-packed day to raise money to provide medical treatment to the homeless animals taken in by the shelter! You can walk with or without a dog, with your ‘pack’, in memory of a beloved pet, as a virtual walker, or even in honor of your cat.
A Walk in the Park on Saturday, September 27th 2014 from 10am-2pm, is a pledge walk to support the SCRAPS Hope Foundation Animal Medical Fund, which provides live-saving medical treatment, enrichment, and care to homeless dogs in our area.
Registration is free and [...]
This weekend the Spokane area enjoyed some relief from the soaring temperatures, but the forecast for the next few days shows escalating heat and that can be dangerous for pets left in a vehicle while the owner runs an errand.
The last day over 90 degrees in Spokane translated into 15 calls of dogs confined in hot cars for SCRAPS Animal Protection Officers. Two of those owners face charges and fines for leaving their dogs in vehicles that were both above 110 degrees.
“Despite repeated warnings, people are still taking their pet with them for a trip to the store,” said Nancy [...]