Yusuf the kitten waits for adoption at the “Best Friends” rescue shelter group at the inaugural CatConLa event in Los Angeles, California, in this 2015 file photo. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Yusuf the kitten waits for adoption at the “Best Friends” rescue shelter group at the inaugural CatConLa event in Los Angeles, California, in this 2015 file photo. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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Yusuf the kitten waits for adoption at the “Best Friends” rescue shelter group at the inaugural CatConLa event in Los Angeles, California, in this 2015 file photo. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Yusuf the kitten waits for adoption at the “Best Friends” rescue shelter group at the inaugural CatConLa event in Los Angeles, California, in this 2015 file photo. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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