Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino Hosts Cat Adoption Event

The casino opens its doors to the Best Friends Animal Society and the cats of FLOCK (For the Love of Cats and Kittens).

Posted: August 11, 2007 5 a.m. EDT

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Clay Myers, courtesy of Best Friends Animal Society
Nearly 50 cats from FLOCK hope to find new homes this weekend.
Nearly 50 of the cats surrendered to Nye County Animal Control after living in substandard conditions at the FLOCK facility near Pahrump, Nev., will be hoping to meet new owners at the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino today, August 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Staff from Best Friends Animal Society are bringing the friendliest, most adoptable of the more than 400 cats to the Pahrump Super Cat Adoption Event at the casino.

“It was like a dream come true when the management of the Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino generously offered to host an adoption event,” says Danielle Aymar, Best Friends adoption manager. “Our hope is that all of the cats we bring to the casino will be in their new homes Saturday night, purring on the couch or a soft bed.”

Aymar also extended thanks to all the volunteers and businesses from local areas that have helped care for the cats. “We at Best Friends have been deeply touched by the generosity of the people of Pahrump, North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Henderson and other nearby towns, who have embraced our whole rescue operation,” she says. “Over the last couple of weeks some lucky cats have gone to wonderful families.”

Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino is located at 681 S. Highway 160, at the junction of State Routes 372 and 160. For more information about the adoption event, or to learn how to volunteer, visit the Best Friends website.

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Denise LeBeau    Kanab, UT

8/12/2007 10:03:08 PM

This was a great event! You can follow all the Pahrump Nye County cat rescue news at LINK

Read the stories and blogs from Pahrump. Stay tuned for the next casino Adoption Event for these kitties in need!

Tricia    Fort Wayne, IN

8/12/2007 4:44:56 PM

I think it was very generous and compassionate of the Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas to host this event, it made it a pretty sure bet the kitties would get loving forever homes.

Rhonda    Fort Smith, AR

8/11/2007 7:13:53 PM

What a wonderful event! It's nice to know that there are still those out there who are willing to help animals. Good luck to all the sweet little kitties trying to find a home!

Samantha    Edmonton, AL

8/11/2007 4:47:47 PM

hope all the cats get good homes form this event

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