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100-PO029 (R 8/2018)


(Austin Paulino , DOC Communications)

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The cat adoption programs were established at Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) in 2006 and Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW) in 2015.

Total Facility Adoptions!

799 total adoptions from 2006 – 2018 at MCC

219 total adoptions from 2015 – 2018 at MCCCW

Feline Fun Facts!
  • Cats sleep 16 hours a day.
  • A group of kittens is called a "kindle."
  • Cats can jump five time their height.
  • Cats have 24 more bones than humans.
  • Sir Isaac Newton invented the cat “flap” door.
  • A cats heart beats around 110-140 beats per minute.
  1. Bark, Susan. Monroe Correctional Complex, Kitten Connections.
  2. Garren, Judith. Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women, PAWsitive Prison Project.
  3. Animal Planet