Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Anonymous Donor Pays it Forward

adoptable kitten in shelter with sign saying first 50 cat adoptions are free

UPDATE Monday, Sept. 25, 2017:
More than 50 cats have been adopted, filling the 'free' adoptions made possible by the anonymous donor. However, the adoption fee remains reduced by half to just $60 until the end of day on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. 

Anonymous Benefactor Pays it Forward and Sponsors 50 Cat Adoptions

One St. John’s resident has made the day, the week and the year for the staff at Humane Service, living Eleanor Roosevelt’s words of wisdom – “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” 

On Thursday afternoon, after the City announced a crisis at our Animal Shelter, with more than 100 cats in need of adoption, Manager Cindy McGrath was surprised by a man who walked in with a cheque for $3000. 

“He told me he just wanted to see the animals go to good homes,” explained Ms. McGrath. “So we are more than pleased to offer 50 free adoptions to approved families. It’s just so amazingly kind and we are so grateful for this generous gift.”

If you can care for a cat, please come to Humane Services to start the process today. Be inspired! Share the love! 

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