Thursday, October 9, 2008

Albuquerque helping pet owners in tough economy

Way to go Albuquerque!!!

Albuquerque is trying to prevent pets from being abandoned by families and senior citizens who are having a tough time making ends meet and can no longer feed their dog or cat.

Petco Animal Supplies Inc., through its foundation, will donate 2 tons of pet food each month to The Storehouse, an Albuquerque organization that helps low-income people with such things as clothing and household goods, Mayor Martin Chavez announced Tuesday.

People also can donate pet food to St. Vincent de Paul for the low-income families, take pet food to The Storehouse themselves or leave it at any city fire station, he said.

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