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Monday, February 11, 2008

Support pet rescue.

I've written before about the connections between abuse of animals and abuse of people. And just as there are organizations to support human survivors, pet rescue agencies exist to support non-human animal survivors. Enter Lisa Scarbrough of Costal Pet Rescue in Savannah, Georgia. Lisa kindly sent a blog post of hers entitled How YOU Can Change a Life in 10 Minutes or Less. Here are a few of my favorite ideas:
1. Pick up an extra bag of pet food or a toy when you do your monthly shopping for your own pets. (Copy paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies are also welcome.)

3. Send us a donation through PayPal (donations@coastalpetrescue.org). We know how to stretch our funds, and even $10 can help us buy food for a foster pet for a few weeks.

4. Purchase a gift card at WalMart, Pet Supermarket, or Pet Smart and drop it in the mail to us.

7. Use GoodSearch.com for all your search engine queries.

9. Cut out and mail us coupons for free or low-cost pet products (PO Box 30462, Savannah, GA 31410).
Check out Lisa's post for more ideas on how you can help animals rescued from dangerous situations. Want two of my ideas? Use these charitable search engines and click to donate sites. Of course you may want support a pet rescue agency in your area, but you can still stop by Lisa's site to say hi.

Enjoy! And thanks again, Lisa!

"Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)

5 comments:

Michael Ben-Nes said...

Hello,

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Karama said...

Thanks a lot, Michael. I'll be sure to mention GiveStream in a future post.

I hop you enjoyed your visit to So What Can I Do. Please come again soon, and spread the word.

Meliza said...

I love the idea for your blog. I ask myself that question many times, and you are absolutely right we can definitely impact the world around us. I specially liked this blog because I am involved with different humanitarian charities but none really geared towards animals. I like the idea of buying a couple extra cans of pet food and donating it, I'll try to spread it among fellow pet lovers like myself.

Thanks, keep up the great work!

Karama said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the post, Meliza, and your visit to So What Can I Do. Please stop by again soon, and spread the word!

Jesper petersen said...

I hop you enjoyed your visit to So What Can I Do. Please come again soon, and spread the word.
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