Miami-Dade Animal Services seeks kitten cuddlers

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Miami-Dade County Animal Services (MDCAS) is looking for people to cuddle and feed newborn kittens.

According to NBC Miami, the agency sees an influx in abandoned kittens every spring. This year MDCAS is hoping to get ahead of the curve by seeking the public's help.

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Anyone who volunteers as a 'Kitten Cuddler' will receive training and kitten care kits that contain all the essentials necessary for caring for their little bundle of fur.

MDCAS will provide cuddlers with kitten milk replacement, feeding bottles and heating pads.

"Engaging and empowering the community to play an active role is a key component of our lifesaving efforts," Alex Muñoz, Director of Miami-Dade Animal Services, told NBC.

If you live in the Miami-area and would like to become a Kitten Cuddler, email asdfoster@miamidade.gov and write "Kitten Cuddler" in the subject line.

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