Decatur, Illinois – (WAND) Local shelters are shining a light on animals in need of special attention.
Cats are just one of many black animals that are often overlooked by potential adopters at the Macon County Animal Control Center.
“He’s been here for a month and a half. But people look at him, walk around and see an orange tabby.just him overlooked, he absolutely adorable,“ Said Director Shirley Stanley.
“This is a national issue. black animals, especially black cats be the last to be adopted,“ she added.
aSPCA Data that a black cat is hospitalized to the shelter than any other color. Bekahusey that’s right boom at the shelter, They are Often left last to find their forever home.
As of September 1, there that is about 50 cats, Includes 20 kittens, and of Macon County animal Control Ready for adoption.
“eFrom pale colors to solid black.go out and see you will fall in love,“ Stanley said.
through now September 30 all pet (dog, cat, kitten) You can adopt at a shelter for as little as $25.