08/08/2012 10:10 EDT | Updated 10/08/2012 05:12 EDT

Toronto marks World Cat Day with 2-for-1 adoption offer

The City of Toronto on Wednesday is marking World Cat Day, "a celebration of the love and companionship that cats provide to people," by allowing would-be caregivers to adopt two felines for the price of one.

"In celebration of World Cat Day, Animal Services is encouraging the introduction of kittens and cats into life-long, loving homes," the city said in a release.

From today until next Wednesday, two cats can be had for the regular $75 adoption fee. Licence fees of $15 per cat may apply.

Those who want to take advantage of the offer can visit the following shelters between 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.:

- 146 The East Mall (Highway 427 and Dundas Street West).

- 821 Progress (Markham Road. and Highway 401).

- 1300 Sheppard Avenue West (Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West).

- 140 Princes' Boulevard (Exhibition Place, Horse Palace).