Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center Joins Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being in Hosting Operation: Feline Freedom, a Fee-Waived Adoption Event

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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 29, 2021


The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) operated by the Montgomery County Office of Animal Services (OAS) will be holding a month-long adoption event from July 1 – July 31 where adoption fees will be waived for all cats and kittens. MCASAC’s Operation: Feline Freedom is sponsored by the nonprofit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW).

The summer months are a perfect time for people to welcome a new family member into their home. MCASAC will be launching the event with more than 50 cats and kittens available for adoption. New animals are made available every day.

Patrons may visit the shelter in person to adopt, or patrons can start the process online to reserve a spot to speak to a counselor. All potential adopters should review the Pre-Adoption Checklist prior to visiting or submitting a questionnaire online. Submitting a questionnaire does not reserve an animal for adoption and adoptions are first come, first served.

Guidelines for adoption, the pre-visit checklist, and the adoption questionnaire can be found at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices/adoption/howtoadopt.html.

Shelter hours of operation are 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The shelter is closed to the public on Wednesdays. The shelter will be closed to the public on July 4 and reopen on July 5.

About the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center:

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC), operated by the Office of Animal Services, provides high-standard sheltering and care to the homeless, abused, and neglected animals in our community and ensures the safety and welfare of the county’s citizens. We are the County’s only open-admission, municipal shelter. Through adoptions, education, outreach, and more, MCASAC serves as a critical community resource to promote and advocate for responsible pet care. Animal Services Officers are on-call seven days a week to investigate citizen complaints and respond to animal emergencies 24 hours a day. For more information, please visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices.

About Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being:

Founded in 2010, Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to end pet homelessness and suffering with proven actions and compassionate services, such as providing veterinary care, pet food, and other resources, and by removing all barriers to adoption, including keeping shelter animals medically and emotionally healthy and matching them with well-prepared adopters to create forever homes. MCPAW frequently partners with the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in making a positive impact for the people, pets, and shelter animals of Montgomery County, Maryland. Learn more at www.MCPAW.org or by contacting [email protected].

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