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New Cat Cafe Aims To Spur Adoptions

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, every year for Christmas, cats and dogs are given as gifts. But many end up in animal shelters. About 3 million cats enter animal shelters every year in the United States, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or ASPCA. And every year, about 860,000 are euthanized in shelters. But as Liz McCormick reports, places like “cat cafes” may be helping more cats find forever homes.

Also on today’s show, two West Virginia counties are set to receive more than $5.5 million from the federal government for broadband infrastructure. Emily Allen has more.

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