Special cats and kittens adoption — Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron, has more than 70 cats and a dozen kittens available for adoption. All cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, up to date on age-appropriate vaccines, de-fleaed/de-wormed, micro-chipped and include a 30-day free trial of pet insurance through ShelterCare. Kittens under 6 months are $30, cats 6 months to 6 years are $20 and cats more than 6 years are $10. Pawsibilities is at 7996 Darrow Road in Twinsburg. View adoptable animals at www.summithumane.org.
Third Annual Summit County Adopt-a-Thon — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Division of Animal Control, 250 Opportunity Parkway, Akron. Dogs and cats will be available for adoption for $10 per animal. The animals will be fully vetted (blood work, flea treatments, intestinal de-worming, spay/neuter and vaccinations) and ready to be taken home. Those who adopt dogs will be required to purchase a Summit County Dog License for $14. For information, contact the Summit County Division of Animal Control at 330-643-2845.
Fifth Annual Walk With Your Best Friend Against Abuse — Oct. 6, Medina Square in downtown Medina. Men, women and children are invited to bring their pets and join a walk to help bring awareness to the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. 9 a.m. registration. $10 registration fee. For information, call 330-723-9610.
Cats Having Alterations Professionally Inc. (C.H.A.P. Inc.) — Will hold a low-cost mobile spay/neuter program for cats and kittens Oct. 6 in downtown Akron at 180 E. South St. Kittens need to be 12 weeks old, weigh at least 3 pounds and be in good health. Cost is $40 per male cat and $60 per female. Registration is required at 330-724-6181.
Medina County SPCA Third Annual Furry Frolic — 6-11 p.m. Nov. 3 at Medina County Country Club, 5588 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Dust off your boots for casual western fun. Buffet dinner, auctions, raffles, dancing and more. Advance reservations only, $45 each. Reservation deadline is Oct. 20. For more information or reservations, call 330-723-7722.
EDITOR’S NOTE — Kathy Antoniotti’s column does not appear today. It will return.