Claremore Animal Shelter

The Claremore Animal Shelter has a surprising number of kittens and adult cats for this time of year.

From the handful of 6-week-old kittens pictured above to older, calm adults released to the shelter from owners who could no longer care for them.

The adoption fee for kittens is $65, and $70 for adult cats. This fee includes the spay/neuter of the animal, a booster shot, a deworming and a rabies vaccination.

If you would like to donate this charity season, the shelter is always looking for more non-clumping litter.

With winter fast approaching, Claremore Animal Control Supervisor Jean Hurst reminds citizens that city code requires all outdoor pets to have access to drinkable water and shelter.

Free outdoor shelters are available to the public at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

To keep outdoor water from freezing longer, various internet sources suggest using a large, black rubber tub instead of a traditional metal one, keeping water where it will get direct sunlight for most of the day, floating a few ping pall balls in the water, or rigging up a small sunroom using window pains to trap heat.

If you have an electricity source, heated watering bowls are also an option, available at many stores.