Though New York City is a crowded place, it can at times be a lonely one. If you are looking for some company, and can handle the responsibility and provide a loving home, then a cat may be for you.

National Cat Day is this Thursday and to celebrate, here is a selection of the felines available to adopt at the city's ASPCA Adoption Center at 424 E. 92nd St.:











The centeroffers adopted cats acollar with personalized identification tag and cardboard pet carrier to help them home; spay/neuter surgery; up-to-date vaccinations; registered microchip, heartworm testing; FeLV/FIV testing; an overview of your pet's medical care; acertificate for free follow-up veterinary care and medical support at the ASPCA Animal Hospital (valid for 14 days after adoption); andliterature and information about animal behavior and what to expect from your new pet.

The ASPCA, to encourage the adoption of notjust kittens, saying that "the graceful, affectionate charms of an older cat should not be overlooked," waives fees for felinesover three years of age.

Cats age four months to three years are $75.00, and kittens up to four months are $125.00.Monday through Thursday cats 1 year and older are free.

For more information on ASPCAadoptions and cat adoption tips,

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