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Generous donor pays for shelter's pet adoptions through end of year

A woman with a love for animals is doing everything she can to make sure one California shelter finds good homes for all of its residents by the end of the year.

The Front Street Animal Shelter posted the good news on Facebook, thanking donor Kim Pacini-Hauch for her “tremendous act of kindness.” The shelter says all animals will be free to adopt through Dec. 31. Dog adoption fees are usually $85, and cat adoption fees are $65, according to CBS13.

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Free adoptions to get pets home for the holidays!
An incredibly generous woman is paying for every animal to be adopted so they can have homes by Christmas! Please help us thank Kim Pacini-Hauch for her tremendous act of kindness. All animals are free to adopt tomorrow through December 31st - Share to empty our shelter!! Kim Pacini-Hauch Re/max Gold Sierra Oaks

Posted by Front Street Animal Shelter - City of Sacramento on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The shelter created a video featuring the adoptable dogs and cats. The video has over 1 million views.

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