There's no doubt that most of us find kittens to be adorable. Equally true is that they also grow up to become cats. Some of them, for various reasons, find themselves needing new homes.
So during June, the Contra Costa Animal Services Department will be waiving fees on cat adoptions for pets over the age of 7 years. With the arrival of "kitten season," older cats can lose their appeal in comparison to their sons and daughters.
The closest county shelter to El Cerrito and Kensington is is at 910 San Pablo Ave. in Pinole. To reach the Pinole shelter call 510-374-3966 for the main desk and 510-724-1036 for the volunteer desk. The Martinez Shelter is at 4800 Imhoff Place. The number for the Martinez facility is (925) 335-8300.
The shelter reminds people that pets should be spayed or neutered.