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L.A. County Animal Care, Control Reduces Cat Adoption Fees in February
Friday, Feb 4, 2022

In celebration of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Water Tiger, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will offer reduced adoption fees for cats. Fees will be reduced to as low as $28 for all cats throughout the month of February. The “Tiny Tigers” event offers reduced fees...

Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the ‘Paw”lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. From now until the end of the year all Adoption fees will be waived for dogs in care for 10 days or longer and for all cats. This includes the adoption, microchip, spay and...

Oct. 10-11: Bow-Wows & Meows Virtual Adoption Weekend
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

Dogs, cats, education, training, contests and fun is what you can expect along with amazing adoptables video showcased throughout the weekend of Oct. 10-11, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bow-Wows & Meows invites everyone to join them in their first ever virtual event on their Facebook page. “This...

Unincorporated Cats Will Have to Be Neutered, Microchipped
Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Staff recommendation before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015:   Approval of the recommended amendments to Title 10 of the Los Angeles County Code, requested by your Board, will require the spaying or neutering of cats, and microchipping of cats, in the unincorporated areas of Los...

How to Live Longer
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Cats are amazing animals. Any cat owner will tell you this. But did you know cats can increase your life span? There is medical research that backs this up. Forget that apple a day to keep the doctor away. Get a cat. People with cats actually visit a doctor less often than people who don’t indulge...

Why Do Cats Purr?
Thursday, Feb 5, 2015

I’ve always been curious about a cat’s ability to purr. In researching the subject, I found there are two theories. One is that a cat can manipulate and vibrate their larynx to make the sound. Another claims the vibration from purring is due to blood flow in the throat area. Although there is speculation...

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