Grant to help spur cat adoptions in Allen County

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A northeastern Indiana animal shelter will use a $12,000 grant to help more cats get adopted this year.

 WANE-TV reports the Allen County SPCA received the grant from the PETCO Foundation for its "Fall for Felines" campaign. The grant will enable the shelter to keep the adoption fee for cats and kittens at $10 through the end of the year.

The fee is normally $70. Director Jessica Henry says the shelter sees more adoptions when fees are lower. Each cat is spayed or neutered.

Cats are available for adoption at the shelter Tuesday through Saturday and at two local PetSmart stores.

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