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Raleigh Brewing Supports Second Chance in #BrewToTheRescue

This week, local breweries are pairing up with animal shelters and then facing off to see who can raise the most money for animals in need! Right down the road from Second Chance, Raleigh Brewing Company has selected us as their beneficiary and are raising money on our behalf. Click HERE to support their fundraising […]

Sponsored Pet Packages – Valentine’s Gift on Sale Now!

UPDATE: WE ARE SOLD OUT! Thank you, everyone, for the support! Quantities are limited and Cupid’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Valentine’s Day and the packages have (literally) never been sweeter! This $25 gift includes: A photo […]

“Paws & Pours” Tickets on Sale Now!

Paws & Pours at BottleMixx A Wine-Tasting Event to Benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions This annual wine-tasting event is back! If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s date, a fine new wine to savor, or even just a fun and interesting activity, Paws & Pours at BottleMixx is the way to go! On February 10 […]

A Video in Celebration of our 30th Anniversary

  THIS IS IT…Our 30th anniversary comes to a close today, and what a year it’s been! You’ve been there every step of the way, so we made a little something for you: a video that features the almost 500 cats and dogs that were adopted in 2017! It’s our way of saying thanks for making […]

Second Chance Announces New Program: “Heeling Hearts” for Heartworm-Positive Dogs

After announcing our new animal transport program, Hearts to Home, last week, Second Chance is thrilled to announce the addition of another exciting program that will save the lives of at least 40 dogs in 2018! The Heeling Hearts program will address the very common—and fatal—condition of heartworm disease in dogs. Heartworms, which are transmitted through mosquitoes, primarily target […]

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Calendar of Events

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  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    12/02/2017-12/03/2017

    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    We’ll be at Petco (Cary Crossroads) for an adoption event! Come see how love changes everything with one of our adoptable cats at 416 Crossroads Blvd. in Cary from 11am to 1pm (both Saturday and Sunday)! View our adoptable cats here.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    12/02/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    12/03/2017-12/03/2017

    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    We’ll be at Petco (Cary Crossroads) for an adoption event! Come see how love changes everything with one of our adoptable cats at 416 Crossroads Blvd. in Cary from 11am to 1pm (both Saturday and Sunday)! View our adoptable cats here.

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    12/09/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • All day
    12/12/2017-12/17/2017

    Our 2017 holiday Sponsored Pet gift packages are now on sale!

    Quantities are limited and Santa’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before!

    The Sponsored Pet Package

    This $25 gift includes:

    • A photo of Boogie the cat or Boone the dog (your choice) printed on high-quality photo paper and placed in a durable metal frame featuring either Santa or a holiday tree;
    • The story of the animal you have chosen;
    • A pet-themed greeting card with a handwritten note to your recipient (add your own message!);
    • Two festive candy cane treats!

    The Second Chance Shirt Package

    This $35 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary t-shirt!

    The Cozy Coffee Mug Package

    This $40 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary ceramic coffee mug;
    • A package of hot chocolate mix and a K-Cup coffee pod to enjoy in the Second Chance mug!

    >> ORDER HERE <<

    The contents of the package will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with red ribbon before being mailed directly to the recipient.

    As the USPS deadline for Christmas delivery is Dec. 19, Santa Paws will be extra certain of a timely delivery by loading these onto the sleigh on Dec. 18Therefore, all orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 17. Order yours today HERE before supplies run out!

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  • All day
    12/13/2017-12/17/2017

    Our 2017 holiday Sponsored Pet gift packages are now on sale!

    Quantities are limited and Santa’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before!

    The Sponsored Pet Package

    This $25 gift includes:

    • A photo of Boogie the cat or Boone the dog (your choice) printed on high-quality photo paper and placed in a durable metal frame featuring either Santa or a holiday tree;
    • The story of the animal you have chosen;
    • A pet-themed greeting card with a handwritten note to your recipient (add your own message!);
    • Two festive candy cane treats!

    The Second Chance Shirt Package

    This $35 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary t-shirt!

    The Cozy Coffee Mug Package

    This $40 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary ceramic coffee mug;
    • A package of hot chocolate mix and a K-Cup coffee pod to enjoy in the Second Chance mug!

    >> ORDER HERE <<

    The contents of the package will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with red ribbon before being mailed directly to the recipient.

    As the USPS deadline for Christmas delivery is Dec. 19, Santa Paws will be extra certain of a timely delivery by loading these onto the sleigh on Dec. 18Therefore, all orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 17. Order yours today HERE before supplies run out!

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  • All day
    12/15/2017-12/17/2017

    Our 2017 holiday Sponsored Pet gift packages are now on sale!

    Quantities are limited and Santa’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before!

    The Sponsored Pet Package

    This $25 gift includes:

    • A photo of Boogie the cat or Boone the dog (your choice) printed on high-quality photo paper and placed in a durable metal frame featuring either Santa or a holiday tree;
    • The story of the animal you have chosen;
    • A pet-themed greeting card with a handwritten note to your recipient (add your own message!);
    • Two festive candy cane treats!

    The Second Chance Shirt Package

    This $35 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary t-shirt!

    The Cozy Coffee Mug Package

    This $40 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary ceramic coffee mug;
    • A package of hot chocolate mix and a K-Cup coffee pod to enjoy in the Second Chance mug!

    >> ORDER HERE <<

    The contents of the package will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with red ribbon before being mailed directly to the recipient.

    As the USPS deadline for Christmas delivery is Dec. 19, Santa Paws will be extra certain of a timely delivery by loading these onto the sleigh on Dec. 18Therefore, all orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 17. Order yours today HERE before supplies run out!

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  • All day
    12/16/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

  • All day
    12/16/2017-12/17/2017

    Our 2017 holiday Sponsored Pet gift packages are now on sale!

    Quantities are limited and Santa’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before!

    The Sponsored Pet Package

    This $25 gift includes:

    • A photo of Boogie the cat or Boone the dog (your choice) printed on high-quality photo paper and placed in a durable metal frame featuring either Santa or a holiday tree;
    • The story of the animal you have chosen;
    • A pet-themed greeting card with a handwritten note to your recipient (add your own message!);
    • Two festive candy cane treats!

    The Second Chance Shirt Package

    This $35 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary t-shirt!

    The Cozy Coffee Mug Package

    This $40 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary ceramic coffee mug;
    • A package of hot chocolate mix and a K-Cup coffee pod to enjoy in the Second Chance mug!

    >> ORDER HERE <<

    The contents of the package will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with red ribbon before being mailed directly to the recipient.

    As the USPS deadline for Christmas delivery is Dec. 19, Santa Paws will be extra certain of a timely delivery by loading these onto the sleigh on Dec. 18Therefore, all orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 17. Order yours today HERE before supplies run out!

  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    12/16/2017

    7414 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613

    7414 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613

    Love a clean pup, but dread bath time? Have a better weekend: let Second Chance clean your dog! Come on out to Unleashed on Creedmoor between 11am and 3pm and have your dog bathed for a suggested $10 donation per dog.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    12/16/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • All day
    12/17/2017-12/17/2017

    Our 2017 holiday Sponsored Pet gift packages are now on sale!

    Quantities are limited and Santa’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before!

    The Sponsored Pet Package

    This $25 gift includes:

    • A photo of Boogie the cat or Boone the dog (your choice) printed on high-quality photo paper and placed in a durable metal frame featuring either Santa or a holiday tree;
    • The story of the animal you have chosen;
    • A pet-themed greeting card with a handwritten note to your recipient (add your own message!);
    • Two festive candy cane treats!

    The Second Chance Shirt Package

    This $35 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary t-shirt!

    The Cozy Coffee Mug Package

    This $40 gift includes:

    • Everything in the $25 Sponsored Pet Package;
    • A limited-edition Second Chance 30th anniversary ceramic coffee mug;
    • A package of hot chocolate mix and a K-Cup coffee pod to enjoy in the Second Chance mug!

    >> ORDER HERE <<

    The contents of the package will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with red ribbon before being mailed directly to the recipient.

    As the USPS deadline for Christmas delivery is Dec. 19, Santa Paws will be extra certain of a timely delivery by loading these onto the sleigh on Dec. 18Therefore, all orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 17. Order yours today HERE before supplies run out!

  • All day
    12/17/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/18/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/19/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/20/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/21/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/22/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/23/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    12/23/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • All day
    12/24/2017-12/24/2017

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    226 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection of wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift boxes, or gift bags from which to choose–all you need to do is bring all your gifts and pick out what you would like us to use! Save time, effort, and your stress level–let us do the work for you! Dogs and cats that are available for adoption will be stopping in, too – come for a visit!

    Cary Crossroads Plaza – at the corner between the Men’s Wearhouse and Steinmart.
    – December 16-23: Noon to 9pm
    – December 24: Noon to 6pm

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle area’s oldest no-kill animal rescue organization, started in 1987 by three local women concerned about stray and abandoned animals. Special thanks go out to Kimco Realty and Crossroads Plaza for the donation of space for this event.

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  • All day
    12/25/2017

    Second Chance will be closed on Monday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    12/30/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

    chiquita-profile

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