Pet Pantry helps family settle into new home

The devastation in Ukraine may be felt all over the world as communities welcome these fleeing the war-torn nation. When one household got here from Ukraine to Renfrew County, they introduced their beloved cat, Mikky, with them. After every little thing they’ve been by, we’re honoured to have the ability to share assets with them to maintain this household collectively  

Because the household was making an attempt to get their ft underneath them in a brand new nation, they discovered themselves in want of meals for Mikky. By a neighborhood meals financial institution, they heard in regards to the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre’s Neighborhood Pet Pantry. After reaching out, they visited the animal centre to select up a small bag of cat kibble and a few cans of moist meals.  

Mikky celebrates his first birthday with presents from the Pet Pantry 

Heather Jobe, Neighborhood Improvement Coordinator with the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre additionally tucked in a few knitted mice toys that have been donated by a neighborhood lady named Gisela who knits over 100 mice toys for the animal centre’s cats each month. Little did Heather know that the household had simply celebrated Mikky’s first birthday and noticed the toys as a particular birthday current for his or her furry pal.   

“I used to be simply actually touched by this household and glad we may assist,” says Heather. “It was an excellent connection and made me happy with the little methods we might help make an enormous distinction for individuals and their animals.” This was Mikky’s household’s first go to to our animal centre to make the most of the pantry.  

“We wish to categorical our gratitude to Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre,” says Mikky’s household. “We lately moved, and we would have liked assist with meals for our cat. We have been greeted by very open and pleasant employees, offered toys for the birthday of our [cat], and mentioned that we will contact when wanted. This assist was useful for us!” 

Making important provides for companion animals accessible 

Many native communities in Ontario have established applications to make important provides for animals accessible by meals pantries for many who want a serving to hand to care for his or her furry relations. Along with pet meals distributed to meals banks throughout the province by the Sfr-Recent, the Renfrew County Animal Centre additionally runs a neighborhood pet meals pantry.  

“To have the ability to put somebody’s thoughts comfortable by offering meals for his or her furry member of the family means quite a bit to me,” Heather displays. “Not figuring out the place your subsequent meal goes to return from, not to mention how you’re going to feed your furry mates is so annoying. One factor is for certain, companion animals and folks belong collectively. Supporting our group and serving to individuals and their animals keep collectively is vital to us. If we will higher assist pet dad and mom by providing this useful resource, then we’re grateful to assist on this manner. Nobody ought to ever have to fret about how they’ll feed their animals.” 

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