With the goal of saving the lives of homeless pets through adoption, the Baldwin County Humane Society (BARC!) is taking part the PetSmart Charities Second Chance for Love National Adoption Weekend, which runs Friday, September 10 to Sunday, September 12, 2010. Hill’s® Science Diet® and PetSmart® are the proud sponsors of this event, which will take place in all 1,160 PetSmart® stores in the United States and Canada.
BARC! is one of more than 2,000 animal-welfare agencies in North America that is participating.
“Various breeds of kittens and adult cats are showcased year-round at PetSmart Charities Adoption Center at the Eastern Shore Center” remarked Sonja Presley, BARC! Executive Director. “Benny, a domestic short hair cat, is one of our rescues looking for his forever home. Last year, someone put a litter of three tiny kittens in a cardboard box, taped it shut and left it at the Loxley ball park. Our Kitten Kaboodles volunteers rescued them and have adopted two of the kittens. Benny, the remaining one, has the most interesting face -- he looks like an Egyptian cat. His adoption fee is $55.”
Cat lovers who are ready to make a lifetime commitment to a homeless pet are encouraged to visit from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Both the adopter and the organizations get extra incentives during Second Chance for Love National Adoption weekend.
Event sponsors Hill’s Science Diet Brand and PetSmart® are providing free samples to everyone who adopts.
PetSmart Charities® and BARC! believe that pet adoption is critical to ending the tragedy of euthanasia – a tragedy that claims the lives of millions of homeless pets throughout North America every year.
BARC! routinely hosts pet adoptions the third weekend of each month at PetSmart in Spanish Fort. Additional Kitten Kaboodles adoption partners are Olde Tyme Feed and Eastern Shore Pet Hospital in Fairhope; Bay Animal Clinic North in Spanish Fort and a by-appointment only location in Foley.
Click here for a printable gallery of BARC’s adoptable dogs and cats. With one click, you can get a picture gallery sorted by the newest rescue. Print it and put on a bulletin board at work, church, bank or other places in the community. For more information, call 251.928.4585.