Local Events

Animal advocacy group organizing cat adoption

Animal Network, Inc., and PetSmart Bradenton provide cat and kitten adoptions 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 7 and every Saturday at PetSmart, 4425 14th St. W., Bradenton. “Kitty Corner” standard adoptions are $75, some are higher. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, FeLV/FIV test, up-to-date vaccinations and microchip. For more information on adoptions, volunteering, donating funds or supplies contact Lindalee Anderson at (727) 431-5505 or e-mail landerson53@tampabay.rr.com.

Spay/neuter clinics

The Animal Rescue Coalition provides low or no-cost spays and neuters for income or government assistance eligible families. During the month of March the mobile spay/neuter clinic will be at the following addresses:

n Riverside Park, 833 Riverside Drive, Palmetto: March 10.

n Humane Society of Manatee County, 2515 14th St. W. Bradenton: March 13 and 27.

n Pride Park, 815 63rd Ave. E., Bradenton: March 17, 24 and 31.

n Feral Cat Day will be March 15 at Ashton Road Animal Clinic, 5660 Ashton Road, Sarasota.

All appointments must be scheduled in advance by calling 749-5842.

— Herald staff reports