That the number of animals surrendered to Jefferson County animal shelters is almost 5 times the national average based on population?
That 50% of animals surrendered to the shelters are puppies and kittens?
That there aren't enough homes in our area to adopt all these pets?
That cats can become pregnant as young as 4 months old?
That a cat can have as many as 3 litters per year, every year of its life?
That theaverage litter size is 4 kittens?
That kittens are fragile and are prone to become very sick in a shelter?
That unfixed males are prone to serious injury while fighting for mates?
That once fixed, cats are significantly less likely to roam, fight, yowl, and spray?
That the ONLY way to reduce overcrowding at the shelters is through spay/neuter programs?
Help us eliminate unwanted litters.
Fix your pets