PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After months of being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the PSPCA is once again opening its door to those interested in adopting a cat or kitten. But, it’s by appointment only.
During the pandemic, so many dogs found foster and forever homes but cats have been much more difficult for the PSPCA to place.READ MORE: Single Father, Daughters And Niece Killed In Westville, New Jersey Car Crash
The PSPCA couldn’t easily take them outside to meet families, like with the dogs.
For a time, the organization was trying to match up families and cats using zoom.
But now, it’s finally safe enough to welcome hopeful cat adopters back into the shelter along Erie Avenue.READ MORE: Body Matching Description Of Casey Johnston Found Near Area Car Was Located, Officials Say
Masks are required when visiting the shelter.
The PSPCA will also provide gloves, so you can touch and hold the cats.
There’s hand sanitizer available as well and of course, all proper cleaning procedures are in place.
PSPCA’s Director of Communications, Gillian Kocher, joined CBS3 Sunday morning to explain the procedure.MORE NEWS: Gibson Excels In Phils Debut; Realmuto, Harper Pound Pirates
WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW.