Update: The "Kitten Adoption" has been moved to Planned Pethood, just down the road at 2860 Buford Hwy. due to the rain.
Soft, cuddly kittens are up for adoption at the in Duluth. Kittens are abundant this time of year, and the Duluth Historical Society is helping to find them loving homes.
The Duluth Historical Society and the Companion Animal Rescue League (C.A.R.L.) are co-sponsoring a "Kitten Adoption" event on the grounds of the Strickland House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 13.
There will be about 35 to 40 kittens available for adoption. All of them have been spayed, neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped, and tested for feline leukemia and AIDs.
The regular $120 adoption fee has been discounted by 50 percent to $60.
There also will be face painting, old-fashioned games, story time, refreshments, and information on pet care.
The Gwinnett Humane Society was founded by Alice Ziegler on the Strickland House property in the early 1970s. Hosting this event is a way of honoring her work, said Judy Wilson, DHS president. Outside activities are free.
The Duluth History Museum in the Strickland House will be open for visitors. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children. The Strickland House is located at 2956 Buford Hwy. For more information call 770-232-7584.