The Peninsula Humane Society has dropped the cost to adopt a cat age 1 or older to $13 through the end of October as part of the agency's Adoptoberfest.
The regular cat adoption fee is $80; $50 for cats age 7+ and $95 for kittens under six months.
Considering the shelter spays or neuters all cats prior to adoption, provides vaccinations, a health and behavior screening, ID tag and microchip, each cat actually receives at least $300 worth of care prior to adoption, humane society spokesman Scott Delucchi said.
PHS/SPCA currently has 67 cats at least 1 year old awaiting adoption. In addition, more cats are being held at PHS/SPCA’s intake facility at Coyote Point (12 Airport Blvd.) and will be moved to the new center to be adopted as soon as space allows.
“The number 13 is your lucky number during our Adoptoberfect,” Delucchi said. “Our goal is a new, permanent home for every cat before Halloween, and we will gladly trade a few dollars in fees for those homes.”
PHS/SPCA urges interested adopters to complete its one-page Adoption Profile prior to visiting. This profile is used by staff during the brief adoption counseling session. To download this profile and see many of PHS/SPCA’s available cats, visit www.PHS-SPCA.org.
PHS/SPCA’s Center for Compassion is located at 1450 Rollins Road in Burlingame and open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 11 am to 6 p.m. on weekends. Adopters should arrive an hour before closing to complete an adoption.