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With an overflow of felines, Animal Care & Control of NYC has lowered fees for cat and kitten adoptions through Sunday.

With an overflow of felines, Animal Care & Control of NYC has lowered fees for cat and kitten adoptions through Sunday.

The adoption center currently has about 450 cats in need of homes.

April through September, dubbed "kitten season" by AC&C, is a particularly busy season for the organization. Last summer, the shelter took in nearly 6,000 cats.

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Adoption fees, normally $25 to $50 for adult cats and $75 for kittens less than six months old, have been lowered to $5 for cats and $20 for kittens through Sunday.

Potential adopters can visit the shelter's three Care Centers, open 12 to 7 p.m. every day:

— Manhattan: 326 E. 110th St.
— Brooklyn: 2336 Linden Blvd.
— Staten Island: 3139 Veterans Road West

Adoptions with the organization include vaccinations, a microchip, spay/neuter, a free office visit at a participating veterinarian and a free identification tag.

Visit AC&C online,call 212-788-4000 or email the shelter.

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