BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Animal Care's no kill status has been maintained since December 2018, the organization said. 

Beaumont Animal Care reported a 91 percent save rate for the month of May, Beaumont Animal Care manager Beaumont Matthew Fortenberry said in a news release. The save rate is calculated from the number of animals that were either released live from the shelter or still living at the shelter at the end of each month. 

Some animals are reclaimed by their owners, adopted to new homes, released into foster homes or trap-neuter-return program or taken by other rescue organizations, Fortenberry said. 

But the shelter is currently at capacity. 

"Beaumont Animal Care urgently needs the public’s support in finding homes, not just for dogs, but for a major influx of cats and kittens as well," Fortenberry said. "Operating at capacity, the staff is forced to make tough decisions as to the animal’s final outcomes. Animal Care urges the public to spread the word, foster or adopt a cat or kitten today in order to help create space for the incoming animals."

Beaumont Animal Care had 75 cats and kittens as of noon Tuesday, June 11. The shelter lowered all feline adoptions to $20 for the whole month of June, which is also National Adopt a Shelter Cat month. 

The adoption fee covers vaccinations, spay / neuter, and microchipping. 

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