30 Furry Felines Find a Home on Cat Friday

By Tom Liddy on November 27, 2011 10:24pm 

Winona, a 3-year-old domestic shorthair mix, was one of the cuties up for adoption for Cat Friday.
Winona, a 3-year-old domestic shorthair mix, was one of the cuties up for adoption for Cat Friday.
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MANHATTAN — Purrfect.

More than two dozen cuddly felines found a home amid the shopping madness of Black Friday, thanks to the ASPCA's "Cat Friday" initiative on the Upper East Side.

Pet lovers brought home 30 cats from the agency's center at 424 E. 92nd St., near First Avenue — more than four times the amount on the same day last year without the program, a spokeswoman said.

The ASPCA decided to host a "Cat Friday" event for the first time this year in order to place a focus on adult cats, which are often passed over for kittens.

The $75 adoption fee was waived for all felines over 1-year-old.  Owners also got a free ID tag, collar, cardboard pet carrier and vet visit at the ASPCA's Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital.

Three dogs were also adopted that day, the spokeswoman said.

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