The Maine Community Foundation has approved a $5,000 grant to the Somerset Humane Society to provide the public with a spay/neuter voucher for their cats, focusing on the elderly and low-income community.

This grant will help the Humane Society with its goal of ending feline overpopulation in the surrounding communities.

Anyone that receives government assistance, is 65-plus years of age, or meets the Somerset Humane Society’s income guidelines will qualify for this program.

Participants must reside in one of the following towns: Athens, Bingham, Brighton Plantation, Caratunk, Cambridge, Corinna, Cornville, The Forks, West Forks, Harmony, Hartland, Highland Plantation, Jackman, Madison, Moscow, Newport, Parkman, Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Ripley, Skowhegan, St. Albans, Wellington and Unorganized Territories in Somerset County.

Application forms are available at the Humane Society, 123 Middle Road in Skowhegan. For more information, call 474-6493.

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