So many kittens to care for

So many kittens to care for

The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County expects to be providing critical care for more than a thousand kittens in the coming months, and to get ready, it’s hosting its annual virtual Kitten Shower.

Throughout April, the public can donate money and essential items at

Last year, the shelter cared for about 2,400 homeless kittens and is expecting more this year.

“While tons of nursing kittens may seem adorable, caring for them takes a lot of resources and requires round-the-clock attention. We rely on our community’s support to make this lifesaving work possible,” said Leslie Dalzell, chief executive officer of the local Humane Society.

Overall, the agency shelters or cares for approximately 10,000 animals each year, officials said.