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Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:31 am

Tucson, Ariz. (January 23, 2013) - spring is right around the corner and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants you to "beat the heat" by spaying your cat to preventing unwanted litters from being born. Thanks to the PetSmart Charities grant, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona will be able to provide 200 cat sterilizations for $20 each during February.

This special rate is even less than the Humane Society's normal low-cost price. Cat parents who wish to take advantage of this offer must mention the "Beat the Heat" promotion when they schedule their appointment. Please visit hssaz.org or call 520-881-0321 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Appointments are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Springtime for animal shelters is commonly known as "kitten season" because shelters will receive the largest influx of unwanted litters. These kittens - often too young to be immediately adopted - strain resources and require extra care. During kitten season, on average, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona takes in 340 cats and kittens, just in the first month of spring!

"People don't want to see their cat pregnant over and over again; our "Beat the Heat" campaign will serve as a gentle reminder to cat owners to sterilize their cats before they go into heat and do so at an affordable price" said Samantha Esquivel, HSSA's Public Relations Lead.

About the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is local, independent 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. The HSSA is funded solely by private donations and grants. It receives no government funding or assistance from any national organization. Through its shelter, clinic and offsite adoption centers, the HSSA touches the lives of nearly 20,000 animals each year.

About PetSmart Charities. Established in 1994, PetSmart Charities, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that creates and supports programs that save the lives of homeless pets, raise awareness of companion animal welfare issues and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. The largest funder of animal-welfare efforts in North America, PetSmart Charities has provided more than $165 million in grants and programs benefiting animal-welfare organizations and has helped save the lives of more than 5 million pets through its in-store adoption program. To learn more about how PetSmart Charities is working toward its vision of a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit petsmartcharities.org or call 1-800-423-PETS (7387

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