Helping pets and their people is a goal of ours here at Animal Cafe. What better time than today to take a look back at what we’ve done. It’s the outer edge of Labor Day, the barbecue is over, and everyone has gone home. The change of seasons and a farewell to summer is upon us – it’s been cool and breezy all day. Where did the time go? Animal Café will be six months young on the 7th – time to look back and review shared lessons learned with our listeners and readers.
1. Most Beautiful
Mary Haight’s interview with Aimee Gilbreath, Executive Director of Found Animals Foundation, “$75 Million Dollar Race: End Euthanasia” takes this spot. The mission of Found Animals Foundation goes well beyond the ordinary in helping pets, and through it’s Michaelson Grant program engages the best of the best in reproductive science and research in the race to find a single dose solution to surgical spay/neuter. Without the 50 million dollars in grants for research and development, there would be no race. Money changes everything. Think of it – helping pets in a way that begins to change the lives of 600,000,000 stray dogs and cats worldwide, without pain, infection, or impossible odds. The fact that they also have an adoption center and partner with others in California to support adoption and maximize the number of animals who find homes is another reason this group enjoys the spotlight. But the story that started it all? Well, that is most beautiful! Continue reading