Louisiana SPCA offers fee-waived adoptions Oct. 15_lowres


At its "Empty the Shelter" event Sunday, Louisiana SPCA partners with Subaru Loves Pets to waive fees for all adoptions.

Pets adopted Oct. 15 come microchipped and are spayed or neutered and treated with with up-to-date vaccines. The shelter also will offer a free trial of pet insurance plus a small bag of pet food. More than 300 animals are currently housed at the shelter.

Participants are encouraged to arrive early and must be 18 years old with ID. The shelter is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

According to an event announcement on social media, adoption fees can normally be as much as $150.

In related news, Southern Animal Foundation hosts a "Kitten Party" at Alvar Library (913 Alvar St.) next weekend. Cats and kittens will be available to play with and adopt. That party is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 21.