pet adoptions

Environment
5:01 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Seattle Animal Shelter opens rabbit spay and neuter service

Pet owners are encouraged to get their bunny spayed or neutered to prevent surprises.
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Though well known for their amorous natures, pet rabbits still aren’t fixed as often as they should be. To help curb the problem, the Seattle Animal Shelter will open its rabbit spay and neuter service to the public in January.

Shelter veterinarian Mary Ellen Zoulas says a common cause of unexpected pregnancy in rabbits has to do with folks mistaking Peter Cottontail for a female.

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Green River flooding
1:29 pm
Tue December 7, 2010

King County animal shelter stops taking cats

Big Bert Jr., one of the adult cats available for adoption at the King County animal shelter in Kent on December 7, 2010.
Regional Animal Services of King County

The King County animal shelter  in Kent has temporarily suspended the acceptance of adult cats.  The shelter is trying to reduce its population in preparation for possible flooding along the Green River.   In the event of a flood,  the animals will have to be evacuated to another facility.

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