Nationwide affiliated TV stations are promoting the participating shelters and their pets during the entire month of August.
Sherri Stankewitz has been working at the same frenetic pace for 25 years. As with many rescuers, she started out by herself, scooping up unfortunate canines from the street like a fairy dogmother.
In June, Friends of Long Beach Animals gave away over nine tons of pet food to families that had been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
CatPAWS fosters each have different preferences relating to cat care. Some love to bottle-feed newborns and watch them go from hanging on to life to hanging on to their pants legs.
The 2,400 square feet of the Manor will have rooms for intake and isolation, grooming, medical care, an open play area, and large cottages for “kitty campers” to bunk in.
Those of us with pets have relied on them for comfort through isolation, illness, loss, sleep deprivation and everything else. Now, it’s our turn to comfort them and protect them from freaking out and running away.
A microchip can’t fall off or be removed the way a collar and ID tags can be, and it will immediately identify your pet as yours if fireworks noise causes them to run off.
Suggestions for calming treats, lavender, Benadryl, CBD oil and meds pepper the internet and social media, but anything your pet ingests should be through recommendation of a professional.
Pets are still coming in at the shelter, especially now that fireworks have been crashing and booming everywhere and animals have been getting lost.