Annual “Catsgiving” Helps Ensure Outdoor Kitties Stay Well Fed During Holiday Season
BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2015 – The MSPCA-Angell announced today it will host a weekend-long cat food drive to benefit outdoor cats in Boston. Donations of wet or dry food may be brought to its Boston adoption center in Jamaica Plain between the hours of 11:00am and 4:00pm from Friday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Nov. 22. The adoption center staff will package all donated food and distribute it among caretakers of outdoor cats in the community.
“There are many individuals in our community who go to great lengths to provide food for feral and stray cats—which is essential as the weather turns cold and survival becomes more difficult,” said Program Manager Bryn Rogers of the MSPCA-Angell, who stressed that even open bags of dry cat food are welcomed.
“We are able to offer low cost spay and neuter services for these cats, and that has proven successful in reducing the overall number of homeless cats, but providing food is just as crucial to keep cats safe and healthy. There’s no better way to honor the spirit of Thanksgiving than to ask supporters and pet owners to donate to those most in need.”
WHAT: Catsgiving Cat Food Donation Drive
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Nov. 22 between the hours of 11:00am and 4:00pm
WHERE: MSPCA-Angell Boston Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130
For more information about the Cat Food Drive, visit www.mspca.org/boston.
About the MSPCA-Angell
The MSPCA-Angell is a national and international leader in animal protection and veterinary medicine and provides direct hands-on care for thousands of animals each year. Founded in 1868, it is the second-oldest humane society in the United States. Services include animal protection and adoption, advocacy, humane education, law enforcement, and world-class veterinary care. The MSPCA-Angell is a private, non-profit organization. It does not receive any government funding nor is it funded or operated by any national humane organization. The MSPCA-Angell relies solely on the support and contributions of individuals who care about animals. Please visit www.mspca.org.