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It's kitten-palooza at Knoxville's animal shelter with lots of frisky felines looking for forever homes.

Young-Williams Animal Center (YWAC) is seeing a big increase in kittens being brought in, so officials are cutting adoption fees in half to encourage people to adopt them.

They say they typically get more kittens this time of year because it matches up with the breeding cycle of the adult cat.

See the adoptable animals here

"Come help us celebrate the fact we've got lots of kittens. Adoption fee is $75 instead of the normal $150 and you get your spay/neuter, your microchip, the vaccines, and a very happy kitty because you've saved a life," said YWAC's Monica Brown.

In the first two weeks of July, Young-Williams has already taken in 119 kittens. That's a lot, but those numbers are actually down compared to last year.

The group stresses animal owners should get their pets spayed or neutered to help cut down on overpopulation.

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