Animal Shelters Make ‘Black Friday’ Literal, Adopt Out Black Pets For Free

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Making Black Friday literal.

You may have noticed in the past few years that the staff and readers of this site are rather fond of animals. Specifically, cats, and the occasional dog. That’s why we wholeheartedly support a Black Friday promotion we can get behind that involves no doorbusters, no big-ticket item lines, and can even help you get rid of your leftover turkey this holiday weekend. We’re referring to the Black Friday weekend adoption promotions aimed at finding homes for black cats and dogs.

For a variety of reasons ranging from superstition to premature graying, black pets are often the last to be adopted. The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia and at PAWS of Lynwood, Washington are running a special promotion: waiving fees on all black and mostly-black dogs and cats.

If you know of another city running a Black Friday Pet promotion, please let us know. To celebrate Thanksgiving, ACCT has what they’re calling “Feast with a Fat Feline,” where all fat felines of size (13 pounds or above) are free, too. They have a lot of cats.

Black Friday Adoption Special [PAWS]

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