Animal shelter sets special adoption event for black, Tuxedo kitties


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Two of the kitties featured on "Black Cat Friday" are Rex, left, and Ronnie. They will have an even harder time being adopted, because they are a bonded pair and must be adopted together. photo provided




  • Geronimo gets gussied up with a red collar and kitty charm. photo provided




Black Friday used to signal the start of the holiday shopping season but with many retailers opening on Thanksgiving, Black Friday is now starting on Thursday. But the West Milford Animal Shelter is sticking to tradition and hosting its annual Black Cat Friday (and weekend) adoption event on Friday, Nov. 24, Saturday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 26.

This event is to promote the adoption of black or black and white cats. Some may wonder why black and black and white cats need their own special adoption event. It is because black or black and white cats are 50 percent less likely to be adopted than cats with fur of other colors.

They are overlooked for a variety of reasons but sometimes they are overlooked simply because they do stand out as much and catch the eye of potential adopters. They need a special event so they can shine and be the stars.

Black cats are stunning with their silky rich fur and black and white cats are handsome in their tuxedoes. Both of them are always dressed to perfection and for any occasion.

Of the 26 cats and kittens available for adoption, 12 are black or black and white.

Two handsome cats, Rex (black) and Ronnie (black and white), will have an even harder time being adopted, because they are a bonded pair and must be adopted together.

To increase their chances of adoption, the adoption fee for both will be $50. A bargain for two cats that are up-to-date with all their medical needs and are spayed and neutered.

The two kittens available for adoption are both black. Sunny arrived at the shelter at 12 weeks of age on Aug. 9, and is very friendly. He loves to meet people by jumping onto their shoulders when his cage door is opened. Geronimo arrived at the shelter at 11 weeks of age on Oct. 30. His two tiger-striped brothers were recently adopted, leaving him, the black kitten alone.

Come meet these cats and all the others waiting for new homes and families.

Anyone who adopts a black or black and white cat during this event will go home with a special cat “swag” bag filled with bedding, food, snacks, toys and other surprises and their new best friend and love of their life.

The two black dogs at the shelter, Emma and Frost will be “honorary” black cats and also go home with a special swag bag.

All the cats and kittens are up-to-date with inoculations, have been tested for FIV/Feline Leukemia (negative), have received a medical exam and are spayed or neutered if over the age of 6 months.

The shelter is located on Lycosky Drive (behind recycling) 973-728-2859 or www.westmilfordanimalshelter.org or join the shelter’s two facebook pages, West Milford Animal Shelter or The Real Cats at WMASS.

*Friday, Nov. 24 – extended adoption hours 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Mortgage Expert John Veenstra: Sources of Money
Many potential Homebuyers have the necessary Qualifying Income, however, do not have the money needed to cover down payment and closing costs.
Read more »
Image

Make Port Jervis Line improvements a top priority for the MTA
Big things are happening for Orange County on the transportation front!
You’ve already read about our efforts to improve and expand Route 17/86, but that’s just...

Read more »
Image

Twenty-first annual Ladies Night Out and Queen for a Day set for Aug. 23
— The Warwick Merchant's Guild has scheduled its 21st Annual "Ladies Night Out" for Thursday, Aug. 23, from 3 to 9 p.m.
Read more »
Image

Progress worth celebrating
This montage of images shows the progress that’s been made at the Seward/Mapes Homestead. Stop by The Restoration Committee’s booth on North Main Street during the...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST READ

Local News
Progress worth celebrating
  • Aug 10, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



West Milford, NJ