When you donate to us through Global Giving through Nov. 12, you’ll help vaccinate twice as many mother cats and kittens like Tina, Theodore and Talia (pictured) so they can stay healthy while they wait to be adopted.
Through Nov. 12, Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. is matching donations to the Petfinder Foundation dollar-for-dollar (learn more about the campaign here). That means your gift will have double the impact for homeless pets like Tina, who was pregnant when the Animal Care Society of Louisville, Ky., took her in.
Fundraising and Events Coordinator Virginia Hottinger tells how our vaccination grant helped:
“Since receiving this generous grant, we have adopted out 24 cats and kittens. We also brought in a very pregnant cat whom we named Tina. The same day that Tina came in to the shelter, she went home with one of our wonderful fosters. Two days later, Tina gave birth to a large litter of eight kittens. There are four boys and four girls, named: Tulip, Telulah, Talia, Tilly, Theodore, Thaddeus, Thatcher and Thayer.
“Because we had your grant of FVRCP vaccinations, Tina has received both of her FVRCP shots, has been spayed, and is now living comfortably at the shelter until she goes to her furever home. She actually has an approved application on her, but because we don’t adopt out black cats in October (because of Halloween), she will go home on Nov. 1.
“Tina’s kittens have received all three FVRCP shots and are at the shelter ready for adoption. They are happy, playful, healthy kittens ready to find their furever homes. Thatcher has an application on him and he will hopefully be going home soon.
“We genuinely appreciate the gift of this grant and for everything the Petfinder Foundation does for the animal community. Thank you.”
Tina and her kittens have been helped by our A Shot at Life vaccination grant program, supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., The Animal Rescue Site, GreaterGood.org and your generous donations.