It’s Adopt-A-Cat Month! Here Are 6 Great Reasons Why You Should Participate

June is Adopt-A-Cat Month! Read: there’s never been a better time to adopt a cat or kitten from an animal shelter.

This annual holiday also marks the advent of “kitten season,” during which animal shelters are overcrowded with stray kittens and cats of all ages. This difficult time has been further complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left U.S. shelters struggling to cope with both limited staff and funding.

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So, if you’ve ever considered adopting a cat, June is perfect time to do it! Not only will you be getting a furry new friend, you’ll help reduce the burden on local animal shelters and save shelter kittens and cats from euthanasia. Read on for 6 reasons why you should take advantage of this great opportunity to give a cat its forever home!

6. They make really good babysitters.

5. They support your passions.

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4. They encourage you to exercise.

3. They’re the sweetest alarm clocks…

2. We’d be lost without them.

1. You can save a life.

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