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Laurel Cats gets state grant to help low-income pet owners
Laurel Cats gets state grant to help low-income pet owners

A volunteer group whose mission is to reduce the feral cat population in Laurel has received state funds to help its effort to spay and neuter cats that have owners. Laurel Cats received $20,000 through the state's Spay Neuter Grant Program, which the Laurel group will use to help low-income pet owners spay or neuter their cats, according to Laurel Cats member Helen Woods. The grant is specifically targeted for cats who are owned by low-income pet owners, and will not be used for the group's efforts to sterilize feral or un-owned cats. The group will use a second, $10,000 grant from County Councilwoman Mary Lehman to pay for spaying and neutering Laurel's feral cats, Woods...

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