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Helping shelter animals, the Itty Bitty Kitty Committee way

Post by Cheryl Tucker on June 19, 2013 at 7:25 am with No Comments »
June 19, 2013 9:12 am
Ninja, left, and Sasha Tucker
Ninja, left, and Sasha Tucker

One of my favorite websites is the Itty Bitty Kitty Committee, which documents the ongoing adventures of cat lovers Laurie Cinotto and Craig Miller, Charlene Butterbean and their new adoptee Wylla Stout.

The couple fosters litters of kittens from the Tacoma/Pierce County Humane Society until they’re old enough to be adopted. Cinotto regularly posts updates – complete with photos and videos – on how the kitties are doing and tells us about the new homes they’ve found. Much adorableness ensues.

Once a year, the IBKC raises money for the shelter in conjunction with the annual Dog-a-Thon fund-raiser. This year’s goal is an ambitious $100,000. A donation is forthcoming from my girls, Sasha and Ninja (the warrior princess), who were adopted from the shelter almost eight years ago after being fostered by a different family.

If you’d like to help, go to the IBKC donation page here. As explained there, all money goes to . . .

. . . help fund the foster program and in-house and off-site adoption programs. It will help make  shelter improvements for the cats. It will buy cats cozy little fleece beds. It will help reduce the cost of spay and neuter surgeries for pets of lower income families. It will feed and provide medical care for tiny kittens, adult and senior cats.

It’s a great cause. If you’re in a position to give, please do.

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