“Everything Goes with Black”

Jason Cook


The Cleveland APL teams up with seven other animal welfare organizations to help black cats during the “Everything Goes with Black” super adoption event on October 5th and 6th  ADOPTION FEES ARE REDUCED or WAIVED!

Humane societies in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, and Summit Counties and the rescue group PAWS all feel so strongly about the need to help black cats that they’re teaming up this Friday and Saturday, October 5th and 6th for the “Everything Goes with Black” cat adoption promotion and are waiving the adoption fee for one black cat per household!

Black cats are the most likely to be overlooked by potential adopters, leaving them to spend more time in shelter cages and rescue group foster homes than other cats. In response, seven animal welfare organizations from across the region are coming together to share a strong message in a unified voice that these animals deserve their chance, too! So, the spotlight will be on black cats for these two days, and through this wonderful collaborative effort, we hope to send hundreds of cats home before the end of day on Saturday.

“Everything Goes with Black” Adopt-a-thon Locations

Cleveland APL: 1729 Willey Ave, Cleveland (216) 771-4616

Friendship APL: 8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria (440) 322-4321

Geauga Humane Society (Rescue Village): 15463 Chillicothe Rd, Russell Twp. (440) 338-4819

Lake Humane Society: 7564 Tyler Blvd, Bldg E, Mentor (440) 951-6122

Medina SPCA: 245 South Medina St, Medina (330) 723-7722

PAWS Ohio: will be doing event adoptions at the Cleveland APL on Saturday only. (440) 442-PAWS

Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron: 7996 Darrow Rd. Twinsburg (330) 487-0333

Portage APL: 8122 Infirmary Rd, Ravenna (330) 296-4022

Adoption fees will be waived for one adult black or predominantly black cat per household (one year old and up). A second black cat and all other kittens and cats will be $20.

All Cleveland APL cats and kittens are neutered/spayed, given age appropriate shots, tested for FeLv/FIV, treated for worms and fleas and come with species-specific animal care information, a free starter bag of Hill’s Science Diet® pet food, 30 days of free ShelterCare pet health insurance, a free collar and personalized identification tag, and a free initial veterinary exam. All of the Cleveland APL’s adoptable animals can be seen here.