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Thursday, December 23, 2010

SPCA Adopts Out 200th Macy's Window Animal

Posted By on Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 12:01 AM

click to enlarge Yours for the taking... - SPCA
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  • Yours for the taking...

A kitty named Marmoset yesterday was adopted out of the SPCA's Union Square Macy's display window, marking the 200th creature to find a home since the display opened on Nov. 19.

Sadly, however, the SPCA is off the pace required to meet its goal of adopting out 320 dogs or cats. You can do something about this, you know. Hint, hint.

The 200th Macy's window adoptee and its new owner. One is named Robert. The other is Marmoset. - SPCA
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  • The 200th Macy's window adoptee and its new owner. One is named Robert. The other is Marmoset.
Making the ambitious 320 adoption plateau by the window's last day on Jan. 2 would require a late-December spike. Over the next 11 days, volunteers would have to find homes for just under 11 animals a day -- nearly twice the not-quite-six creatures they've been adopting out daily over the first 34 days of the Macy's window promotion.

Perhaps not surprisingly, the SPCA will be offering a "2-for-1 kitten adoption special" -- both at the window and SPCA headquarters -- between Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.


What better gift than the gift of multiple animals?

Photos of dog and tortoiseshell kitty   |   Jennifer Jamieson Photography and Sweethardt Photography

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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