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Half-price cats! SPCA weekend sale starts Friday

06/26/2015 09:31 EDT | Updated 06/26/2016 05:59 EDT
If things have been feeling a little lonely around your home lately, this could be the weekend to get some cheap companionship.

The B.C. SPCA says it's putting cats on sale for half-price in order to clear out a glut of the felines at shelters around the province.

There are 700 adult cats across the B.C. up for adoption, and that doesn't include the ones in foster homes.

"Adult cats need homes just as much as cute little kittens need homes, and kittens are always adopted quickly," said B.C. SPCA director of regional operations Jane Talbot.

"Adult felines have a lot of love to give, and we're hoping this promotion will encourage anyone who has been considering adoption to take the next step."

The half-price felines are six months or older and are available for adoption for $75, but just this weekend. The cash goes to cover insurance, vaccinations, a vet visit and spaying or and neutering.

"There are many benefits to adopting an older pet, they're more settled, they're house trained, their personalities are fully developed and you know how big they'll get."

"The best reason to adopt an adult, however, is because they deserve it."

Each year the B.C. SPCA rescues more than 15,000 cats.

If you are interested in adopting a cat, you can stop by a shelter or go the BCSPCA's website.
 

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