The Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) will host a cat adoptathon on Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. The event will feature numerous kittens and cats of different breeds.

Cats available at this event have been living with foster parents, who are available at the event to share information about the personality and habits of the cats with potential adopters, helping to make a perfect match.

Adoption prices range from $45 to $135 (plus applicable license fees) and include:

•Initial vaccinations;


•Feline Leukemia testing;

•Certificate for free health exam at local veterinarians offices;

•Spay or neuter; and


The Seattle Animal Shelter has a foster-care program to rehabilitate sick and immature dogs and cats. Donations from the city’s Help the Animals Fund pay for veterinary care for these animals while they are being fostered.

The Seattle Animal Shelter is open Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. for adoptions and licensing. The phone number is 206-386-7387 (PETS).

Animals available for adoption can be viewed online at