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October 5, 2012
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New space is the cat’s meow

A wooden sign stating “Phil & Pen’s Cat Cottage” hangs in the new cat room at the Douglas County Animal Shelter.Gardnerville residents Philip and Penny Wright were instrumental in making the larger, more feline-friendly building a reality.“One of the advantages of not having children is you can donate to charities,” Penny said of the couple’s $5,000 donation. County commissioners Mike Olson, Nancy McDermid, Lee Bonner and Greg Lynn were among more than a dozen supporters at Thursday’s dedication of the cat room. “It’s a pleasure to dedicate the only cat house in Douglas County,” Commission Chairman Bonner joked.The new facility …

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