Cat club plans adoption show

March 08, 2009

The Howard County Cat Club will sponsor an adoption show noon to 3 p.m. today at the Highland Groomery in Highland. Among the cats seeking adoptive families at the show will be some senior special-needs cats.

Prospective adoptive families will be asked to complete an application, sign a contract and pay an adoption fee: $125 for one cat; $150 for two. All of the cats are neutered/spayed and have been vaccinated.

The Highland Groomery is at 13401 Clarksville Pike, at routes 108 and 216. Information: 410-730-3679 or e-mail: howard

The Howard County Cat Club, a nonprofit no-kill cat rescue organization, provides cat behavior consultations, helps people find homes for cats they can no longer keep, and shelters others.

Relay for Life

Western Howard County's 2009 Relay For Life, the overnight fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will hold a team meeting at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville.

The meeting's theme will be "Spring into Relay." Information about Relay for Life will be available, and those who attend will hear how proceeds from the event benefit survivors and support a worldwide movement to end cancer.

Friends, relatives, religious organizations, service clubs, schools and interested people are invited to form teams and raise money for the event, which will be held June 19-20 at Western Regional Park. Teams will camp and attempt to keep one team member on the track at all times during the night.

Information: 410-781-4316 or e-mail, Or go to

around town

Play group : The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville, is offering a Kiddie Korner Play Group for ages 5 and younger accompanied by an adult, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Identification is required for adults. 410-313-4840.

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