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Where do Frisco city council candidates stand on a stand-alone city animal shelter? We asked.

Note: The Dallas Morning News only reached out to the candidates who did not already express a position on a shelter through their website or The News voter guide.

With a population of nearly 200,000 and climbing, it’s still a surprise for some Frisco to learn that the fastest-growing city in the U.S. does not have its own city animal shelter.

In fact, five of Frisco’s six neighboring cities — Allen, The Colony, Little Elm, McKinney and Plano — can say they have a shelter inside their city limits. Prosper is the lone neighbor that doesn’t.

But instead, Frisco has

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Thinking About Adopting the Neighborhood Stray Cat? We Asked a Vet For Advice!

British Shorthair cat lying on the gray chair. Copy-space
British Shorthair cat lying on the gray chair. Copy-space

As someone who has taken in five stray cats over the last decade, I’m aware of how deeply rewarding the process can be. Although adopting a wayward kitty might seem like a tall order at first, people are often surprised at just how quickly they assimilate in their new surroundings. Currently, approximately 3.2 million cats in the United States need forever homes, which means there’s no shortage of four-legged friends to love.

Obviously, families who are considering taking in the neighborhood stray should be certain it’s not someone else’s pet first.

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