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You could win $25 million by fixing stray dogs and cats problem




After surgery, the cats spend the night recovering. Then, they are re-released at the same location where they were captured.
After surgery, the cats spend the night recovering. Then, they are re-released at the same location where they were captured.
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Stray cats and dogs have been an age-old problem for cities around the world.

Millions wander the streets and alleys of the Los Angeles area alone.

Southern California Public Radio's Jed Kim reports on a group working to reduce those numbers drastically using a staple of reality TV -- a cash prize.

The Found Animals Foundation is administering a $25 million prize that would be given to any person or group that can develop a single drug treatment that would permanently and safely sterilize both male and female cats and dogs.

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