Cobb County Kitties twitter

A cat at a file cabinet in article about Cobb County KittiesChristmas Cat -- the Cobb County Courier production assistant hard at work filing (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

It’s often said that “the internet is for cats.”  The comment is meant to be a bit negative about the online popularity of cute videos of cats performing funny antics.  But the Cobb County Kitties twitter account ( @cobbkitties ) , as cute as their photos might be, serves a serious purpose.

The account features cats available for adoption from Cobb County Animal Services, and sometimes highlights cats that have found a new adoptive family.

You can get more information about how to adopt these wonderful cats at the Cobb County Animal Service webpage, but in the meantime, take a look at these adorable cats, from tweets over the past 24 hours: