STAMFORD, CT - STARescue, a community based service organization, will be hosting a pet adoption event on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the High Ridge Shopping Center in Stamford. In addition, STARescue will celebrate the grand opening of the Pet Food Pantry where dog and cat food will be distributed to those families that have fallen on hard times.
STARescue is excited to have several area rescue groups participating, including Adopt-A-Dog of Greenwich, Bully Breed, Guardian Angel Rescue, animalsRfamily and Volunteer Square.
A special thank you is extended to the sponsors, Peter Suchy Jewelers and Hearst Media Services and to High Ridge Center, Samuel Lotstein Realty Company LLC and Phil Lotstein and family for their generosity in donating the area within the shopping center where the pet adoption event will take place.
Animals will be available for viewing on May 5 from 12:00 PM - 3:00PM. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and assist with the application process. It is important to note that adoptable animals are only available for viewing during scheduled adoption days.
STARescue is also proud to announce the grand opening of the STARescue Pet Food Pantry. To ensure that no pet goes hungry, the pantry provides free dog and cat food to anyone in financial crisis. Food distribution and collection will be handled during the adoption event. Applications are available on the STARescue website at www.stamfordanimalrescue.org.
For those unable to foster or adopt, but would like to contribute, donations in the forms of cash or pet food and supplies will be accepted on May 5. Further information can be obtained through the STARescue website at www.stamfordanimalrescue.org.
Additional Pet Adoption Days have been scheduled the first Saturday of each month from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM through August 4, 2012. All pet adoption events will be held at High Ridge Center in Stamford, CT. Information about the events can be obtained by visiting the STARescue website at www.stamfordanimalrescue.org or the STARescue Facebook page.
STARescue – Stamford Animal Rescue (www.stamfordanimalresuce.org) is a Stamford-based community service organization whose mission is to provide medical care, temporary homes, food and emergency shelter to pets whose caretakers are struggling with economic hardship.