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Home for the Holidays Adoption Event

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giving tuesday


We all know about Black Friday – the day that people celebrate all black cats by going shopping and standing in a lot of lines. And, Cyber Monday is famous for people taking a break from shopping online to watch…

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Panleukopenia scare at Indianapolis Animal Care & Control – race to save all the cats

Indianapolis Animal Control (IACC) was confronted with a shelter’s worse nightmare – a highly contagious, highly deadly virus scare late last month. Panleukopenia is the feline equivalent to the parvo virus in dogs and can spread quickly from animal to…

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Pad pads in the incorrect position
 leaving the end of the remaining 
bone to hit skin then floor instead 
of the paw pad absorbing the weight 
and shock while walking

The Declaw Debate – Declawing Cats: A Feline Vet’s Experience

The onychectomy procedure (i.e. declaw) is performed across the United States and Canada to eliminate the possibility of property destruction and scratches to people. What many cat owners don’t know is that the declaw surgery involves the amputation of the…

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kitten season

Why kitten season is too much of a cute thing

Cats and Kittens continue to pour into Indianapolis Animal Care & Control  as we near the end of kitten season. These unwanted cats and kittens, when not left on the street to fend for themselves, often turn up in large…

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feral cats winter

Don’t take stray or feral cats to the shelter in winter

In cold weather, shelter is important for stray & feral cats. Even though feral cats build thicker coats for Winter, they can quickly succumb to hypothermia, particularly in rain & snow when their fur gets wet and doesn’t insulate as well. Cats can…

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FACE vet staff with pocket kitten

Help us win $50,000!

We’re super excited to let you know that we’re part of the Saving Pets Challenge, a fundraising campaign launched by Michelson Found Animals. To give back, they will be donating $100,000 to organizations focused on reducing shelter euthanasia in our…

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new medical clinic

New Vet Clinic Opens Monday 9/15

FACE is excited to announce the addition of a low-cost vet clinic to our list of services. The new medical clinic will be open three days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the FACE…

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barn cats

Barn Cats in search of jobs!

Got a barn? You need barn cats! We have cats looking for employment. We have a variety of quality cats who would prefer to be on the clock patrolling for rodents in your barn, office, store or warehouse. Go green and choose…

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Flower power dog tulips

Flower Power Sale!

Save Lives AND Landscapes! FACE Low-Cost Spay Neuter Clinic has partnered with Flower Power Fundraising for this season’s flower fundraiser. Shop Now! Just in time for fall planting, Flower Power offers top-quality flower bulbs for our friends and family members…

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