Celebrate Cinco de Gato

KNOXVILLE – Celebrate “Cinco de Gato” on Thursday, May 5, 2016, when adoption fees for adult cats and senior cats will be just $5 at both Young-Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division St., off Sutherland Avenue, and the Young-Williams Animal Village, 6400 Kingston Pike on Bearden Hill.

“Spring marks the beginning of kitten season,” said Jeff Ashin, Young-Williams Animal Center CEO. “By offering this adoption special, thanks to Strata-G’s generous support, we’ll be able to adopt more cats and make room for new ones as intake increases.”

2016-04 YWAC Cinco de Gato Chloe, 5 yrs

“Cinco de Gato” is a festive promotion timed with the popular Cinco de Mayo to help raise awareness of the need for spring adoptions. Photo submitted.

Every adopted animal will receive the services covered by the standard fees, which include veterinary physical exam, spay/neuter surgery, some standard vaccinations, microchip with registration and more. The regular fees range from $50 to $100.

The promotion is sponsored by Strata-G, a Knoxville-based environmental services firm.

Young-Williams Animal Center, the official animal shelter for Knox County and the City of Knoxville, reminds the community to please spay and neuter pets.