This makes so much sense. Catherine makes a good point here when she says: “…remember to adopt, don’t shop.”
The month of February sees so many pets abandoned by their new owners who received these fur babies as Christmas presents. Whether it’s a lack of space or puppy/dog behavior issues, many fur babies find themselves at a high-kill shelter. Perhaps it’s a matter of the animal maturing into a young adult, and they aren’t as ‘cute’ as they were under the Christmas tree.
Whatever the reason, the season changes and the situation persists. Please take time to consider the lives that are lost due to neglect and abandonment. If you can contribute to your local shelter, please do so. So many lives come in the front door and leave by the back door of a high-kill shelter. This is the hard truth.
Did you know, anyone can volunteer. There are few requirements to become a volunteer. A love for animals and a desire to help make a difference are all the…
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