Spay Neuter Project

Volunteers for the Spay Neuter Project load the van with the animals (35) to be fixed in one day at Young-Williams Animal Center. The covered cages are just some of the feral cats caught in humane traps.  Left to right: Robin and Bruce Dalgleish, Scarlette and Steve Etter, and Keisha Fuller.  Behind is the Young-Williams van driver Angie. –KIMARY CLELLAND | THE STANDARD BANNER

The tiny kitten darted from a cardboard box in the brush onto the busy highway. There was no time for the truck driver to stop. Another driver saw the kitten moving and stopped, scooped up the battered little body, and rushed off to the nearest vet …  

Five Jefferson County animal lovers grew tired of hearing stories like this about kittens or puppies dumped on the side of the road or surrendered to area shelters — sometimes in the middle of the night.

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