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Eden Animal Haven: Kia Pet Adoption Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

We received a $4,000 Kia Pet Adoption Grant, which we used to offer reduced adoption fees six times, resulting in the following adoptions:

-Clear the Shelters in-store adoption event at PetSmart ($25 off): Six adoptions
-September special ($50 off all month): 25 adoptions
-October PetSmart in-store adoption event ($50 off): 13 adoptions
-PetSmart National adoption week in-store event ($50 off): Seven adoptions
-Home for the Holidays special Nov. 22-Dec. 4 ($50 off): 23 adoptions
-Best Friends National Adoption Weekend/December PetSmart in-store event ($50 off): 10 adoptions

In summary, during the grant period from Aug. 27 through Dec. 11, 2022, 84 cats were adopted out with reduced fees. In total, we adopted out 111 cats, which is 19 more than in the same date range in 2021.

How many pets did this grant help?

The grant helped us adopt out 84 cats during the period of Aug. 27 through Dec. 11, 2022.

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Three special cats were adopted out with the assistance of the Kia Pet Adoption Grant as part of our Home for the Holidays special.

Tux (first photo) was transferred into our rescue when he was found living in a feral colony as part of a TNR effort last spring. Partly blind and positive for FIV, he was adopted on Dec. 3.

Pine (second photo) is an 11-month-old kitten whom we rescued along with 16 other cats from a homeless camp that had been emptied and was about to be bulldozed. He found his new home on Dec. 2.

Finally, Hulk (third photo) is a 3-year-old cat who entered our rescue in June 2021 testing positive for feline leukemia. (We are unique in having a community cat room solely dedicated to FeLV+ kitties.) He was adopted into a loving home on Nov. 25.

All three cats came from difficult circumstances but are now living the good life!

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