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September 21, 2010
Dan Pelle photo

:Cat foster mother Debbie Walker brought 9-week-old kittens to the adoption event.

Dan Pelle photo

John Sweeney, 45, of Spokane, and his girlfriend, Sherry Nield, 40, embrace 2-year-old boxer Jayna on Saturday outside C. I. Shenanigans restaurant in downtown Spokane.