June 30, 2021

Animal Services and Adoption Center Joins MCPAW in Hosting ‘Feline Freedom’ Fee-Waived Adoption Event in July

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) operated by the County Office of Animal Services (OAS) will be holding a month-long adoption event from July 1-31 where adoption fees will be waived for all cats and kittens. “Feline Freedom” is sponsored by the nonprofit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW).

The summer months are perfect to welcome a new family member. MCASAC will be launching the event with more than 50 cats and kittens available for adoption. New animals are made available every day.

Patrons can visit the shelter in person to adopt or they can start the process online to reserve a spot to speak to a counselor. All potential adopters should review the Pre-Adoption Checklist prior to visiting or submitting a questionnaire online. Submitting a questionnaire does not reserve an animal. Adoptions are based on a first-come, first-served process.

Guidelines for adoption, the pre-visit checklist and the adoption questionnaire can be found at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices/adoption/howtoadopt.html.

The center is located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Rd. in Derwood.

Shelter hours of operation are noon-7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The shelter is closed to the public on Wednesdays. Due to the Independence Day holiday, the shelter will be closed to the public on Sunday, July 4, and will reopen on July 5.

The Animal Services and Adoption Center is operated by the Office of Animal Services and provides high-standard sheltering and care to the homeless, abused and neglected animals. It is the County’s only open-admission, municipal shelter. Through adoptions, education, outreach and more, Animal Services officers are on-call seven days a week to investigate complaints and respond to animal emergencies 24 hours a day. For more information, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices.