CLEVELAND - Animal welfare groups in our region are teaming up with each other and PetSmart Charities® on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for a Royal Wedding Adoption CATs-travaganza.
The Cleveland APL is joining forces with local animal welfare groups and PetSmart Charties for a special event this weekend called the "Royal Wedding CATs-travaganza." Ayse Dunlap, from the APL, brought Peko to the studios Tuesday to help promote this event. Peko is an 8-year-old cat whose owner became ill and needed to bring this lovable cat to the shelter for care. Peko is looking to live happily ever after in a new castle.
The Cleveland Animal Protective League (APL), Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village, PAWS Ohio, and Pawsibilities (Humane Society of Greater Akron) have come together and are reducing their cat adoption fees to to $5 for the first adult cat (aged 1 year old and up) or $20 for the first kitten (less than 1 year old) adopted to each household. The Cleveland APL will honor this fee all three days at its 1729 Willey Ave. animal shelter location in Cleveland and on Sunday, May 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Willoughby PetSmart store.
Royal Wedding CATs-travaganza Adoption Locations:
Cleveland APL: 1729 Willey Ave, Cleveland and Willoughby PetSmart store (216) 771-4616
Rescue Village: 15463 Chillicothe Rd, Russell Twp. and Aurora PetSmart store (440) 338-4819
Pawsibilities, HSGA: 7996 Darrow Rd. Twinsburg and Macedonia PetSmart store (330) 487-0333
PAWS Ohio: Parma PetSmart and Mayfield Heights PetSmart store (216) 536-1990
To learn more about the PetSmart Charities® National Adoption Weekend, visit www.petsmartcharities.org .
As a reminder, Wednesday night's Cleveland Indians game against the Kansas City Royals is the "Fill the House" charity event. Purchasing your tickets through the APL website will earn $5 toward the APL. Tickets purchased at the game will earn the APL a $1 proceed. The game tonight is at 7:05 p.m. Even if you can't attend the game, the APL is asking to please consider purchasing tickets to benefit the APL. The APL will donate the tickets in your name to the Boys & Girls Club so deserving children can attend the game! Use the code "APL" when purchasing tickets.
For more information about either of these events or to learn about other animals available for adoption at the Cleveland APL, visit www.ClevelandAPL.org or call (216) 771-4616.
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