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Humane Society reports more adoptions in 2013

Kitty, a 6-year-old shorthair, was one of two cats adopted Saturday at Adopt-A-Pet.

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The number of pets adopted from the Golden Belt Humane Society more than doubled from 2012 to 2013.
Chris Klima, from the GBHS Board of Directors, said the shelter found homes from 174 dogs, puppies, cats and kitten in 2012. Last year, the total number of adoptions was 458.
“I thought these numbers were amazing,” Klima said. “We have come a really long ways and this makes me extremely proud.” She credited the increase to the work of volunteers taking the animals out to meet the public, via the Great Bend Tribune, Facebook, and especially at monthly Adopt-A-Pet fundraisers. These ...


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