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Purina donates nearly 300 cases of cat food to the Franklin County Humane Society

This helps the shelter with cat season just around the corner

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. – The Franklin County Humane Society is able to give some kittening a little every together, love and “kare!”

Purina donated 294 cases of canned food to the shelter Wednesday.

Can you believe this! Many thanks to Purina for their donation of 294 cases of canned pate food! What a relief! We are so thankful and the cats are pretty happy too. https://www.facebook.com/purina/

Posted by Franklin County Humane Society Planned Pethood & Adoption Center on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Fundraisers and donations help keep them afloat.

With cat season right around the corner, backing out their shelves has been a top priority. During cat season, they can go through more than 50 cans of food a day.

This donation makes things a lot easier.

“It’s really hard to get an amount like this. A lot of times we receive a case or a pack of food. That’s easier to get than our Amazon wish list where there were a lot of things that were unavailable,” said Veterinary Technician for the Franklin County Humane Society Stephanie Arrington.

Arrington encourages everyone to get their cat and local community cats that they see to get spay and neutered.

The shelter should be able to apply for this grant again within the next year.

Within the last year, they’ve been able to help over 1,300 cats and kittens find a home.


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McKinley Strother joined the WSLS 10 News team in June 2020. He anchors 10 News at 6 and 11 on Saturdays and Sundays and you'll also catch him reporting during the week.