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Halloween is supposed to be fun and a little frightening, but the holiday can turn downright scary if your pet runs away. Sudden noises and strange-looking costumes can spook your pet, causing them to bolt through the open door.  The best idea is to always adorn your pet with a collar and identification tag, along with microchipping them. “If you haven’t already licensed and microchipped your pet, now is the time – especially your cat,” said Nancy Hill, the Regional Director of SCRAPS.  “SCRAPS reunites about 60% of dogs with their owners.  That statistic for cats is only about 3% due to [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
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Animals rescued from a recent seizure in Deer Park are up for adoption at a special event on Wednesday, October 1st from 2 – 6 p.m. at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. Adults interested in adopting any of these animals as a family pet can come to the Spokane County Fairgrounds through the Broadway entrance. Currently available for adoption: 60 Rabbits 14 Roosters 2 Billy Goats    A $25 adoption fee is requested for rabbits, $10 for roosters and $50 for the Billy goats. The adoption fee helps recover the cost of care and feeding of the animals during their holding period. Donations to the SCRAPS [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
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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 [...]
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
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