Black pets free at Kansas Humane Society on Black Friday

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -

A Kansas shelter is offering Black Friday deals on hard-to-adopt black pets.

Black animals often are overlooked at shelters in part because of their abundance. The Kansas Humane Society is offering black or mostly black pets for free from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Wichita shelter. The shelter has been having a Black Friday sale the past few years to garner interest in the pets.

Dogs under six months and kittens will be $25. The discount doesn't apply to dogs deemed high-profile because their breed or another factor makes them desirable. Adult cats are always free, although donations are accepted.

Shelter spokeswoman Ericka Goering says the shelter typically finds homes for all or nearly all its animals on Black Friday. The shelter typically houses about 150 animals.
 

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