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Animal Attraction: FREE Spay/Neuter Services For Cats

by Stacy Fox

khou.com

Posted on October 29, 2013 at 6:09 AM

Texas Litter Control, the Homeless Pet Placement League (HPPL) and the Montgomery County Spay Neuter Project (MCSNP) are partnering to provide free spay and neuter services for cats.  On November 10, 2013, the “Fix a Feline for Free” Day will take place at the Texas Litter Control clinic.  50 cats will be altered for people who are on public assistance.  Cat owners who are on disability, Social Security, unemployment, or food stamps will be eligible to participate.  These free services are underwritten by a grant from Houston’s PETSET to the Homeless Pet Placement League of Houston, the Montgomery County Spay Neuter Project and from generous private donors to the Texas Litter Control clinic.

Pet owners who qualify simply need to call the Texas Litter Control clinic at (832) 510-7622 to book an appointment for November 10th.  Cats must weigh at least 3 pounds.  Tame cats need to be in a carrier and feral (wild) cats need to come in traps.  Intake will be between 7:00am and 8:00am.  Pick up times will be assigned as cats are dropped off.  There is a limit of 2 cats per household and proof of public assistance must be provided at check in.  The clinic is located adjacent to Petroleum Wholesale’s Texaco station at the Rayford/Sawdust exit on the west side of Interstate 45 just south of the Woodlands at 150 Pruitt Road #H, Spring 77380. 

“We enjoy working with HPPL and the Montgomery County Spay Neuter Project on a regular basis for sponsored days,” explains Deana Sellens, Executive Director of Texas Litter Control.  “So many people cannot afford even our low cost services.  Being able to provide free services is the key to keeping unwanted litters out of our local shelters.”

Citizens who cannot participate or do not own a cat can still help by volunteering at the clinic as well as at offsite events for both Texas Litter Control, HPPL or MCSNP.   For more information on these organizations and what you can do, visit www.texaslittercontrol.org, www.hppl.org or  www.mcsnp.org.

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