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December 8, 2013

A Special Event for Auntie Kathy

Our Auntie Kathy, with two of her foster kitties

We rarely stray from focusing on the cats of PAWS here at Animal Shelter Volunteer Life, but this post will be an exception.  Those of you who have been following our blog for a while probably remember when our beloved and amazing Auntie Kathy lost her battle with cancer on September 2, 2012.  You may also recall we mentioned that she was a passionate animal advocate, who along with her daughters (our cousins Mari and Alysa) fostered countless kittens over the years for the Seattle (WA) Animal Shelter.

There's a special event being held this month by the Seattle Animal Shelter in honor of Auntie Kathy.  Now though December 22nd, the shelter is waiving all adoption fees for foster care animals.  The free adoption package includes initial vaccinations, de-worming, FeLV testing, a certificate for a free health exam at a local vet, spaying/neutering, and microchipping.  When considering the shelter's normal adoption fee for a kitty is $150, this is an amazing event, indeed.  To read more about the promotion, and Auntie Kathy's legacy, check out the official news release issued by the Seattle Animal Shelter.

If you are in (or near to) the Seattle area, and are looking for a new best friend, please consider adopting a foster cat (or two, or three) from the Seattle Animal Shelter.  We have no doubt that Auntie Kathy is smiling in Heaven at the possibility of so many kitties finding their very own happily-ever-afters.

The Seattle Animal Shelter, located at 2061 15th Ave. W., is open Wednesday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The phone number is (206) 386-7387. Foster animals available for adoption can be viewed online at http://www.seattle.gov/animal-shelter/adopt.



46 comments:

  1. That is such a wonderful tribute to your Auntie Kathy and we purray lots of kitties find good homes!

    Also, CONGRATULATIONS on #500! My Human has been all but useless this week and I've missed SO many 'portant things! We LOVES you all!!!

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  2. What an amazing tribute and special way of honoring your Auntie Kathy's legacy! You're right...she's smiling. Maybe even purring. ; )

    We hope many kitties find their forever homes through this event.
    xo

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  3. This is an amazing thing event and tribute. We hope many more kittens get to go home.

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  4. Shared your special tribute for Auntie Kathy with love and purrs.

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  5. What a wonderful way to honor your Auntie Kathy! I am sure this event will be a great success!

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  6. That is such an amazing way to honor a terrific Lady. We have no doubt Auntie Kathy is smiling from heaven. :)

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  7. What a wonderful way to honour and remember Kathy. We hope many cats will find wonderful forever homes. (((Hugs)))

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  8. That sounds like such a terrific event to have to honor Auntie Kathie. It sounds like she was a wonderful person to help as many kitties as she could. Hope the event is a huge success. Have a great Sunday.

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  9. Awwww now isn't that just wonderful?! Aunty Kathy's big big heart will live on forever and ever!! What a true inspiration! Thank you aunty Kathy for the angel that you are! Your beautiful spirit continue to spread love and joy to all animals in need! Take care
    x

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  10. What a great way to honor your Aunt Katie. We hope the event is a huge success.

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  11. Congrats!


    Since we live no where close to Washington, we hope all those kitties get a loving home!




    Nico&Anya~

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  12. What a fantastic honoring of a special lady! woo woo woo!

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  13. That's a wonderful way to honour Auntie Kathie - we bet she was loved by all her furry friends.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  14. fabulous!! Just tweeted and posted on both of our facebook pages (that are cat related)

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  15. Thanks for coming by,

    No, I am still sick today:-(



    Hugs,
    Ragdoll Mommy~

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  16. What a lovely tribute Auntie Kathie ♥
    Me and my mom-person hope that a lot cat's will be adopted !
    XOXO

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  17. This is a beautiful tribute to an obviously beautiful human being. Bless her heart, and all of those involved. ~xo~

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  18. How heart warming! I bet she's smiling in Heaven.
    And I'm also sure she is very proud of the work you do at PAWS.
    xxoo
    Maggie

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  19. This is such a wonderful event to honor your wonderful Auntie Kathy! I'm sure she is smiling in heaven :-) I hope the event will bring happily-ever-after to many kitties!!

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  20. That is so very wonderful and sure makes the heart smile!

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  21. That is a lovely way to honour your Auntie Kathy. I hope a lot of kitties get adopted.

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  22. What a wonderful way to honor your Auntie Kathy for all the good work she did. I hope lots and lots of kitties get forever homes.

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  23. What a wonderful tribute! Your Aunt Kathy was a pawsome lady! Oh yes, me is sending belated concatulations for your 500th Post!
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  24. Squee! that's so cute! i never even seen silver as a young kitten.

    we are not near Seattle, but what a great way to honor Auntie Kathy! I hope more kitties get adopted!

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  25. That is such a wonderful way to pay tribute to such a special Lady, your Auntie Kathy! Huge purrs to the kitties for them to find loving, safe forever homes where they are each cherished. Love the badge with all the pictures of your Auntie Kathy, that is really special.

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  26. I say this in differing ways all of the time but this post about your Aunt Kathy is just one more reason why I (and Mommy) love you guys. xox

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  27. This was a nice tribute to your Aunt Kathy!

    Got computer fixed so I hope to be back at my blogging again.

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  28. Such a great tribute. Have a lovely week.

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  29. We're sure this makes you misty-eyed and pleased that they are honoring your Auntie Kathy in such a manner. She's still saving kitties. :)

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  30. What a wonderful event! We hope a lot of pets are adopted in honor of Auntie Kathy!

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  31. What a wonderful way to honour your Auntie Kathy's memory. In this way, she lives on through all the animals who will soon find their forever homes, as well as in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.

    the critters in the cottage xo

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  32. This is an amazing event! And how special to commemorate an amazing lady in such an awesome way! I do remember her, and her fight with cancer, as my mom was fighting the same fight at the same time. Great legacy! Her sweetness must be genetic!

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  33. P.S.Just to let you know we read your comments on our posts today and the LP accidentally deleted them..DUH! Do you know of any good secretaries for hire?!

    the critters in the cottage xo

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  34. How wonderful this is! I’m gonna tell all my furrends in Seattle. Your Aunt Kathy was a wonderful person.

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  35. Thanks so much for your support and good wishes for Lilly. She has her $600! We couldn't had done it without you, dear friends!

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  36. what a wonderful event and beautiful tribute!

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  37. Thanks for meowing @ us!



    Nico x Anya~

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  38. What a touching tribute purring for success of the fostering in Aunt Kathy's honor.

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  39. We hope lots of kitties are adopted during the event in memory of Auntie Kathy. Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  40. What a Wonderful tribute to Aunt Kathy! We think she would be very pleased ;)

    We remember the collage' of your Aunt Kathy, it really is Beautiful ~ ♥

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  41. This is amazing guys. We plused one it. The Twitter button doesn't seem to work. I hope lots of kitties get to find their forever home on Dec. 22

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  42. We saw this on facebook and thought, "what an amazing and awesome way to honor your Aunt Kathy!"

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