Hip hip fur-ray! Roanoke Valley SPCA to celebrate 25,000th adoption Thursday

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Talk about a ‘furry’ special day! On Thursday afternoon, the Roanoke Valley SPCA plans to celebrate the shelter’s 25,000th adoption!

According to the Roanoke Valley SPCA, three kittens will be adopted by friends of their foster this week and are expected to be adoptions number 24,999; 25,000; and 25,001.

“The Roanoke Valley SPCA’s Barbara & Warner Dalhouse Adoption & Education Center first opened in February 2004,” said Denise Hayes, CEO of the Roanoke Valley SPCA. “Since that time, we have developed many pet retention and educational programs to support pets and people in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. However, one of our biggest achievements is helping thousands of homeless pets find their new families. Our tireless work will continue as we strive to reach the next 25,000 adoptions!”

The shelter will hold a celebration honoring pet parents at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug.12.

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