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'We're completely slammed with cats': Shelters and rescues forced to turn animals away

They’re calling it a cat crisis.

“We literally can’t take any more in,” said Terra MacLean with Second Chance Animal Rescue Society.

Still, the phones are ringing daily and the emails don’t stop. 718 more words


Loving homes wanted: Edmonton Humane Society reaches cat capacity

The Edmonton Humane Society is facing a “cat crisis,” its director of operations says.

“We call this kitten season,” Corey Mowles said Thursday, explaining the shelter is flooded with newborn cats at this time of year. 244 more words

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Edmonton Humane Society at 'maximum capacity' for cats and kittens

The Edmonton Humane Society is overrun with cats and kittens and has temporarily closed the doors to healthy strays and owner-surrenders.

A staggering 179 cats and 250 kittens are currently in the society’s care, pushing the feline population to maximum capacity. 323 more words


Humane Society holds adoption event after reaching 'maximum capacity' for cats

A weekend open house event showcasing the work of the Edmonton Humane Society and its partnership with the city’s Animal Care and Control division, doubled as a cat adoption event after it said it had reached “maximum capacity for the animals. 208 more words


Edmonton Humane Society using Pokémon Go to adopt out cats, rabbits

The Edmonton Humane Society is using Pokémon Go to lure potential pet parents.

An event being dubbed “Gotta Adopt ‘Em All” is being held from now until Aug. 223 more words

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Edmonton Humane Society holds annual Pets in the Park fundraiser

The Edmonton Humane Society has a longstanding history of helping pets and pet owners and Sunday marked an important annual event for the organization.

The annual Pets in the Park was held at Hawrelak Park Sunday, featuring dozens of activities, including a five kilometre run and two kilometre walk. 110 more words


Edmonton Humane Society, firefighters unite to stop pets from being left in hot cars

The Edmonton Humane Society has teamed up with Edmonton Fire Rescue Services to encourage pet owners to leave their furry friends at home instead of in their cars. 342 more words

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