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For Immediate Release:
February 11, 2013
Media Contact:
Xiomara Mordcovich
xmordco@miamidade.gov
305-418-7155

Miami-Dade Animal Services Reminds You to Spay or Neuter Your Cat


Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department in partnership with the Southeast Florida Spay/Neuter Coalition will offer low cost spay/neuter services for cats, Tuesday, February 19th to Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at the Animal Services Shelter, located at 7401 NW 74 Street, Miami, FL 33166. 

Miami-Dade County residents are encouraged to spay or neuter their cats for only $15, which includes sterilization surgery, rabies vaccine and FVRPC vaccine.  Proof of residency in Miami-Dade County required.  Cats must be 3 month/3 lbs.  Feral kittens will be taken as early as 8 weeks of age.  Maximum of 4 cats per household.  By appointment only.  Please call 311 to make your reservation, spaces are limited. 

Please note that in order to accommodate this wonderful joint initiative, we have canceled dog spay/neuter surgeries for Tuesday, February 19th and Wednesday, February 20th.  Cat surgeries for Thursday and Friday will be by appointment only as part of the Beat the Heat Program, walk-ins will not be guaranteed. 

All members of the Southeast Florida Spay/Neuter Coalition will be offering $15 sterilizations for cats during Beat the Heat.  Please contact the following organizations for their available dates, restrictions and requirements.  

Broward County Animal Care & Adoption:                       954-359-1313 ext. 9630 

Humane Society of Broward County:                              954-895-3605

Humane Society of Greater Miami:                                305-696-0800

Miami-Dade Animal Services Department                       311

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League:                           561-686-3663

Each year, Animal Services receives over 30,000 pets. The goal of this event, as with any event in which the Department participates, is to increase pet adoptions and community awareness and involvement with the shelter.  For more information, visit www.miamidade.gov/animals or call 3-1-1.