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Wisdom From A Furry Friend: Abby, a Grey and Black Tiger Stripped Cat

Wisdom From A Furry Friend
Abby, a Grey and Black Tiger Stripped Cat

Hello. My name is Abby. I live at the Humane Society of Washington County but I am looking for a permanent home. I am a very pretty adult grey and black tiger stripped cat. The people here say I have beautiful green eyes and a sweet expression.
I have a nice time when the friendly volunteers come in here to visit with us cats. They call it socializing us but it feels like fun time to me. They play with us and they pet us. It is really nice. I miss having someone to cuddle with so I get as much cuddle time as I can when the volunteers are here. I always wish they could stay longer.
You know, there are a lot of us cats here at the shelter. Some of us are strays, some of us are dropped off by our owners because they can't keep us any longer and some of us are feral. That means a cat that lives outside not inside in the elements, one that
Did you know that each year litters of unwanted kittens are born to domesticated, stray and feral cats and that many end up at local shelters? From spring through fall pregnant cats and their litters are dropped off daily at the Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC). But you know, the numbers of unwanted litters could be greatly reduced if everyone would spay and neuter their cats. To do this, people should contact their veterinarian. They can tell you what you need to do to make sure you won't have any unwanted litters of kittens.
If you are hesitating to have your cat spayed or neutered because of the cost I know something that can help you. If you are a resident of Washington County and you would like financial assistance to have your cat or dog spayed or neutered the HSWC has two programs designed to help. They are called SNIP and SNAP and to find out if you qualify for either program you should call Margaret 301 733 2060 extension 212. You can also find out about the programs by checking out the Humane Society of Washington County's new website at
Help reduce the numbers of unwanted cats and kittens by spaying and neutering today. Then come to the Humane Society of Washington County when you want to find another cat to love. There are a number of us cats here waiting to go home and cuddle with our new families. If you think you might like me to come live with you please come to the Humane Society of Washington County and meet me. Ask for Abby.

The Humane Society of Washington County exists to improve the quality of life for all animals. Through education, legislation, action and leadership, we strive to eliminate overpopulation and to foster an environment of respect, responsibility and compassion. 301-733-2060.

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