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Hope for the Holidays

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The Humane Society of Wichita County kicked off its Hope for the Holidays event Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight. The purpose of the event was to get as many pets adopted as possible in spirit of the holiday season.

Participants were able to enjoy hot chocolate while mingling with the shelter animals. The organization said each cat or dog adoption can make a huge difference.

"Adopt rather than shop just because we can save more lives that way. There are 400 animals a month that get euthanized. If you adopt, you actually save two lives. You save the life that you just adopted and then I can put another dog or cat in that kennel," said the Humane Society of Wichita County Director Cheryl Miller.

All animals up for adoption have up-to-date vaccinations and are all spayed or neutered.