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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Guess What Today Is?

What: An annual campaign of The Humane Society of the United States to inspire people to save animal lives by spaying or neutering pets and feral cats.

When: Officially the last Tuesday of February, with events and activities taking place throughout the month of February. The 15th annual Spay Day USA is Feb. 24, 2009.

Where: Across the United States and U.S. territories.

Why: Four million cats and dogs—about one every eight seconds—are put down in U.S. shelters each year. Often these animals are the offspring of cherished family pets, even purebreds. Maybe someone's cat or dog got out just that one time or maybe the litter was intentional, but efforts to find enough good homes failed. Spay/neuter is the only permanent, 100-percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats and a proven way to reduce the vast numbers of animals who are born only to die prematurely and without a family who loves them.

Enter the Spay Day Online Pet Photo Contest! Visit between Jan. 19 and Feb. 27 to enter.


Eduardo said...

Yep there are lots of clinics here that are nuetering cats for FREE! How cool is that! Happy Spay Day!
Hugs & Snugs
Eduardo the Snuggle Puggle

Martha Basset said...

Hi Guys
Bailey was spayed in November and Martha has to be done next month!!
We hate the thought of having it done but completely agree with all that you have said.
love and kisses
Martha & Bailey xx

Suzuki said...

We are in Australia but its a furry cool idea! My sister and I are already done.
Big licks to you