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Pet of the Week: Kira

  • By Sarah Fay Campbell
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  • Jul. 29, 2020 - 5:19 PM

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Pet of the Week: Kira

The Newnan Times-Herald

Kira is a sweet calico cat who has been at the Coweta Animal Services shelter since July 6. She was picked up as a stray on Savannah Drive. There are only a handful of cats available for adoption at the shelter.

Kira is a fastidious cat who is very clean with her litter box, according to shelter workers. She’s affectionate and more laid back than rambunctious, and doesn’t have the stereotypical calico cattitude. Her age is unknown.

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The Coweta County Animal Services Shelter is open for adoptions, but things are a little different because of COVID-19.

To enter the shelter, visitors must have their temperature taken, wear a mask or face covering and sign a form attesting that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19. Everyone must also step into a disinfectant station for their shoes.

Only two people per household may enter, and no one under 18 is allowed to enter the shelter. Adopters can’t bring their own pets into the shelter to meet potential adoptees at this time, either.

The shelter is located at 91 Selt Road, Newnan. Shelter hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adoption hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. All animals are spayed or neutered and microchipped before adoption and have their first round of vaccinations.

Kittens or puppies who are too young for spay or neuter surgery must be brought back to the shelter for the surgery, which is included in the adoption fees.

Adoption fees vary. Please call 770-254-3735 for more information.