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Free Sterilization of cats in zip code 33610
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Free Sterilization of cats in zip code 33610

Tampa, Florida-- Thanks to a $190,000 grant from PetSmart Charities®, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay Animal Health Center, located at 3809 N Armenia Ave, is offering free cat sterilizations for indoor/outdoor cats living in the 33610 zip code area. 

Residents living in 33610 can call 813-870-3304 to make an appointment for a free sterilization for their cat(s). The offer is effective immediately and will remain available through September 2014 or until the funds are used, says a release about the offer.

The release continues:

"The grant is available for owned outside cats and aims to assist with the Society’s Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate/Return program for community (feral) cats where free-roaming cats are humanely trapped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and then returned to their colony to live out their lives disease-free and without reproducing. Volunteer caregivers feed the colonies daily and monitor the health and well-being of the cats in their care. The cats pose no threat to the community and their populations decrease as they cease to reproduce."

“TNVR efforts in Hillsborough County have been highly successful, helping to reduce the cat euthanasia rate in the county by 46% since 2007,” said Sherry Silk, executive director of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. “This incredibly generous grant will allow us to care for even more cats and ensure that fewer animals are born unwanted to a life of hardship and probable euthanasia.”

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