Cat adoptions return to Fairfax animal shelter

Cat adoptions are coming back to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.

To celebrate the shelter reopening for cat adoptions, the shelter will hold the ExtravaCATza! 2011. The first 100 cats adopted from the shelter in July and August will receive a free spay or neuter at the shelter’s veterinarian. The shelter will also waive the adoption fee for cats seven years or older.

The shelter closed cat adoptions in June after an outbreak of Calicivirus. The shelter has had no outbreaks since June.

From the shelter: The shelter will be open its normal adoption hours for cats, dogs and other animals throughout the month: Tuesdays - Fridays, 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is located at 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030. For more information about the ExtravaCATza!, call 703-830-1100.