Friday, May 20, 2005

Friday, May 20, 2005

Half Marathon donates $25,000 to community groups
Moab Times Independent, UT
... and The Humane Society of Moab Valley each received checks for $7,500. “We chose these two organizations this year as our designated charities because they both offer protection to those in critical need,” stated Bieschke. The Humane Society will use their money to help finance the new animal shelter and continue programs such as pet adoption, feral cat program and the spay and neuter clinics.

It’s Chow Time!
Master Foods Donates $25k in Pet Food to Huntington’s Little Shelter
LongIslandPress.com, NY
Chaitoff says they shared the food with over 18 shelters, both private and government-run. Some of the private shelters were Ginny Fund, Herding Dog Rescue, Long Island Greyhound, Bobby & The Strays, Bide-a-Wee and Noah’s Ark. Town animal shelters included Smithtown, Oyster Bay, Long Beach, Hempstead, Islip and Babylon.
Little Shelter also runs its Feral Cat Program,

Community Alert: Housecats Being Destroyed
Housecats don’t have a chance of survival when brought to most municipal animal shelters, due to overcrowding at shelters and the fact that there are no laws in New York State to protect them in a shelter. Here’s an important report from Madame Birdee Trapcage Cat Rescue: