Cat Depot has just celebrated one of its most successful adoption weekends ever. The community embraced the holiday spirit this past weekend, by adopting 81 once homeless cats and kittens as part of the organization’s Home for the Holidays adoption event.
The event was sponsored in part by a grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) in conjunction with Subaru of America’s Share the Love program. People opened their hearts and their homes to show these cats and kittens that life can be good and filled with love.
Cat Depot is home to five long-term residents who have spent the last 12 months residing in the rescue and adoption facility. A community appeal is once again going out to please grant one of these deserving cats their wish of finding a loving home for the holidays.
“The countdown is on – we have twelve days to show five cats who have spent one year in our shelter, that “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.”, said Shelley Thayer, Executive Director of Cat Depot. “With the support of the community behind them, we are sure to find them their forever homes.”
Visitors are encouraged to stop by Cat Depot where they can interact with the cats one-on-one and hopefully find a new feline friend to join their family. The adoption center is open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Inquiries regarding Cat Depot’s five longest residents can be made via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 941.366.2404.
Five Longest Residents with Descriptions
[if !supportLists]· [endif]STARDUST (Resident Since: September 24, 2015): A plus-size model who loves to have fun and explore, this seven-year-old beauty is our longest resident. Stardust is FIV+, but please do not let the scare you! FIV+ kitties can lead normal lives and this sweetheart would love to live her life with you. Stardust has a very generous sponsor who has donated a six month supply of her special diet to go home with her upon her adoption.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]KURTIE (Resident Since: October 8, 2015): This beautiful affectionate eight-year-old continues to hope that she will be adopted. She yearns for human company and enjoying hopping into the laps of visitors where she will remain perched, purring with pleasure. Smart, loveable and social, Kurtie needs a home to call her own.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]LEXINGTON (Resident Since: October 22, 2015): If you are looking for a sweet and affectionate love bug for the holidays, Lexington is a great choice. Rescued from a roof top in last year’s flood in South Carolina, this three-year-old survivor enjoys interacting with people. Dressed for the holidays, she has sleek dark fur, accented by her white back paws. Lexington spent several months recuperating in our medical facility and now has a very special purr. For the holidays, she dreams of being someone’s constant companion.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]OSCAR (Resident Since: November 5, 2015): Oscar, a nine-year-old grey gentleman, has been writing letters to Santa, telling the jolly man in red what a good boy he is. On his wish list is catnip, treats, and a family to love him. Oscar believes that love and generosity do exist. This season, please prove him right and take him home with you.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]CUPO (Resident Since: December 15, 2015): Cupo roamed the streets of Sarasota alone and suffering with a broken jaw. Over the past year, this sweet two-year-old recuperated and is now playful, healthy and happy. Cats like Cupo who have been deprived of food tend to overeat, uncertain of their next meal. Cupo has become a little chubby. If you visit her, don’t give her any treats, even if she gives you lots of kitty kisses.
About Cat Depot
Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) no-kill, free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats. Cat Depot supports more than 130 cats and kittens on any given day. Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handicap accessible. Cat Depot located at 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34234. For more information, go to www.catdepot.org, or call (941) 366-2404.