Cocoa and Carols at the HSSC


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Posted Online: Nov. 23, 2012, 1:36 pm
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Press release submitted by Humane Society of Scott County


Come in from the cold and get in the holiday spirit at the Humane Society of Scott County on Saturday, December 8th from 2-4 p.m.

Enjoy hot cocoa and songs of the season presented by students from Central High School in Davenport.

Adopt a shelter pet and get a Home for the Holidays bag of goodies for your new best friend! Adult cats sheltered at our facility for four months or more can be adopted for the cost of a microchip - only $10!

Follow the Scavenger Hunt clues to find the right answers in our lobby and pet adoption areas and pick your own prize!

Bring a gift for the animals! Tax deductible donations of cash, food and supplies are always appreciated to help us care for the 500 animals that arrive at the shelter every month. Check out our Wish List of items the animals need by visiting our website at www.hssc.us.


SHELTER PET ADOPTION IS A LOVING OPTION!

Our Mission
To provide humane care for all of the lost, abandoned and unwanted pets in Scott County, to adopt these pets to caring, responsible, life-long homes and
to educate the community about responsible pet ownership.

















 




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