More than 100 animals adopted from CAA after shelter announced it was full, waived adoption fees

Update to highly successful CAA adoption event

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - More than 100 animals have been adopted after a Baton Rouge animal shelter that was overcapacity waived its adoption fee.

On Wednesday, July 24, the Companion Animal Alliance (CAA) decided to waive adoption fees through Saturday, July 27 in order to find homes for as many animals as possible. Officials with the shelter say thanks to the campaign, 141 animals were adopted over the weekend. Shelter organizers also say despite fees being waived, those who adopted animals donated $650, enough to cover 25 cat adoptions.

CAA waiving adoption fees as shelter is over capacity

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