MADACC to Host ‘Purr-fect Paws’ Cat & Kitten Adoption Event

Aug. 10, 2011

The Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission (MADACC) will host another “Purr-fect Paws” Cat & Kitten Adoption Event on Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MADACC is located at 3839 West Burnham Street in West Milwaukee.

 

The adoption event will feature approximately 20 adoptable kittens and cats from MADACC. There will also be photos and bios of additional kittens and cats available for adoption but not featured for viewing during the event. Staff and volunteers will be available to share information about the animals’ personality and behavior in order to make a good match for interested families.

 

The adoption fee for cats and kittens is $75 (or two for $125) and includes age-appropriate vaccinations, spay/neuter, microchip, Felv/FIV testing, and treatment for fleas/worms. There is also an additional $12 fee to license a cat over 5 months old who will reside in Milwaukee County.

 

Those interested in adopting can “prequalify” by completing an adoption application in advance. If approved, the cat/kitten can be taken home the same day of the event. Stop in at MADACC before the event to complete an application. MADACC is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

This time of year, MADACC and other shelters are overwhelmed with kittens and cats, making it a great time of year to adopt a new companion. At MADACC’s first cat adoption event in June, 16 kittens and cats were adopted by families or placed into a rescue or shelter’s adoption program.

 

“In 2010, over 3,100 animals were placed into adoption programs. Over 450 animals were directly placed into new homes from MADACC. Adoption events help connect people looking to add a new companion animal to their family with some of Milwaukee County’s neediest animals,” says Kevin Wilken, MADACC’s shelter supervisor.

 

MADACC works with over 75 area shelters and rescue groups to place animals into adoption programs so they have a second chance at finding a permanent, caring home. All animals are evaluated by MADACC staff to assess their health and temperament before being eligible for the placement program. Dogs and cats that are eligible for placement but have not been taken in by a shelter or rescue group are available for adoption directly from MADACC.

 

MADACC currently rescues and assures safe, temporary shelter, veterinary and humane care for over 13,000 stray, unwanted, abandoned, mistreated and injured animals each year — more than any other animal control shelter in Wisconsin. MADACC provides a central location for owners to find and recover their lost and is open seven days a week, including evening hours on weekdays. MADACC also offers low-cost spay/neuter assistance, rabies vaccinations and micro-chipping services.

 

For more information about this event; MADACC; or Friends of MADACC, a nonprofit, volunteer organization that supports MADACC; visit www.madacc.com or call 414-649-8640.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Southridge Mall to host sing-a-thon with Sophia's Heart choir for Valentine's Day weekend 11:15 AM

» The Rock Snow Park to host snow tubing fundraiser for Greendale Marching Band 10:19 AM

» Franklin boys overpower Southeast swimming field 2/9

» Franklin girls basketball team shakes off doldrums, wins two games 2/9

» Franklin, Oak Creek student-athletes set their futures 2/9

» SEC champion Oak Creek wrestlers look to bigger things 2/9

» Former MLB player John Mallee to coach at Prospect Training Academy Updated:  2/9

» Oak Creek Chick-fil-A announces March grand opening, 'First 100' promotion 2/9

» Updated rankings of area prep boys and girls basketball teams and players 2/8

» Hales Corners vies for fruity trees through Victory Garden Initiative Updated:  2/8

» Black Bear Bottling named 2015 Business of the Year by South Suburban Chamber of Commerce Updated:  2/8

» Greendale High School holds first induction ceremony to new Athletic Hall of Fame 2/5

» Oak Creek denies police chief's request for 7.5 % raise 2/4

» DCS Cupcakes, now on hiatus, advocates for statewide 'Cookie Bill' Updated:  2/4

» Oak Creek girls basketball team gets defensive in win over Franklin 2/2

» Oak Creek wrestlers claim third SEC dual-meet title 2/2

» Franklin boys basketball team adapts, earns big win over Creek 2/2

» Tickets now on sale for annual 'Taste of Oak Creek-Franklin' fundraiser 2/2

» Oak Creek's former city hall, library now demolished 2/1

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in January 2/1

» Oak Creek girls basketball team outlasts Franklin, 47-39 1/29

» Festival Foods looks to build at old Kmart location along Highway 100 Updated:  1/29

» Greendale School District announces names of candidates for superintendent position 1/29

» Greendale's annual 'I Left My Heart on Broad Street' to be held Feb. 13 1/29

» Southridge Mall to grant scholarships for nearby high school seniors, now accepting applications 1/28

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement