RSPCA waives adoption fee

RSPCA Victoria is in a bid to find hundreds of cats loving homes after a massive influx following kitten season.

In the past two weeks, RSPCA Victoria has received more than 170 cats into their shelters across the state.

VIDEO: RSPCA Supervisor Mike Goodwin talks about the 'I Heart Cats' initiative. VIDEO: Leigh Sharp

RSPCA Victoria will be waiving the usual adoption fees ($85) for adult cats and will offer customers the opportunity to decide how much they are willing to donate to adopt a cat.

The ‘I Heart Cats’ campaign runs from today through to February 2 across all of the RSPCA Victoria adoption centres.

Bendigo RSPCA Supervisor, Mike Goodwin says the centre was hoping to receive a reasonable donation. 

"We've got some really nice cats available for adoption at the moment," he said. 

RSPCA Victoria shelter services manager Liz Walker says many people bought a kitten without really think about what it meant long-term. 

"People think kittens are cuter than cats but many people don't realize that a cat may be a better choice than a kitten," she said.

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