We’re celebrating the Fourth of July all month long by reducing the adoption fee for adult cats to $20. All of our sweeties are spayed or neutered, up to date on vaccines, tested for feline AIDS and leukemia, undergone flea control and de-wormed.

We can’t begin to tell you about all the wonderful cats here waiting for a person/people and a home of their home. They come in every color, every size and every temperament — we guarantee if you’re looking for a cat, we have what you want. We’ve talked before about the advantages of adopting an older and wiser cat. Stop by and meet some members of our adult population. They are heart-stealers, every one, and they have lots of love and affection stored up for the right person.

Our beautiful marmalade Porter needs your help ASAP. This extremely handsome guy has to be the only cat in his new home, where he will make a great mouser and an even greater friend. But he is not at all pleased about sharing a room with other cats, and because we love him and want him to be happy in a new home now, we are waiving the adoption fee. Porter will make a great companion for a very lucky person.

Our gorgeous Herman is another splendid cat who must be the only cat in his new home. He adores people, playing with toys and taking cat naps. But he isn’t very interested in being friends with the other cats in his room, and to help him get adopted sooner we are waiving his adoption fee too. Some lucky person is going to get a fantastic cat at a real bargain price.

We’re looking for someone to take cats or kittens to three of our local banks on Wednesdays. If you are interested, please call us and we’ll give you all the details. Many of our adoptions come through the banks, where our fur people have the opportunity to be seen by lots of people and can even start to be adopted on the spot! It’s a wonderful way to give them—and you!— a different kind of day, and you’ll have the pleasure of knowing that you can help to make a big difference in a cat’s life. Thank you for thinking about it!

On our wish list, as always: dry cat food, non-clumping cat litter, paper towels, bleach and laundry detergent.

Please share the happiness we’re all feeling in this brilliant weather by stopping by to see us and all our very special creatures. Spend some time playing with the kittens or taking a dog for a walk or just giving with one of our adult cats some TLC. You, and they, will be glad you did. We’re at 146 Camden St. in Rockport and open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Our phone number is 236-8702, and pawsadoption.org is never closed! And thank you, as always, for your caring and support.