FRHS participates in cat rescue initiative

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The Fayette Regional Humane Society (FRHS) recently participated in an animal rescue initiative to save cats from possible euthanasia.

Second Chance Animal Rescue of Georgetown, SC, coordinated the transportation of 52 cats from the Robeson County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, a shelter with a 90 percent cat euthanasia rate.

There were several Humane Societies and Rescues from Ohio that recently went to Cincinnati where they connected with the transport vehicle from North Carolina.

These shelters included FRHS, along with the Best Friend Animal Society, the Cincinnati Animal Care Humane Society, the SPCA Cincinnati, the League for Animal Welfare, and the Ohio Alley Cat Resource.

The Fayette Regional Humane Society adopted 11 of these cats. One of these cats has already been adopted.

“We are so lucky to be able to help cats whose future looked bleak and give them the second chance they deserve. Our adoption rate is so high that we know each of these cats will be adopted into a loving home. We are grateful to everyone involved in this rescue,” said FRHS Director Dr. Lee Schrader.

For information on cats and kittens available for adoption through FRHS, follow the Facebook page, keep an eye on Petfinder, or use the FRHS website. FRHS is located at 153 S. Main St. in the Washington Court House.

The FRHS Petfinder page is at www.petfinder.com/member/us/oh/washington-court-house/fayette-humane-society-oh248/, the FRHS website is at www.fayetteregionalhumane.org/ and the FRHS The Facebook page is Fayette Regional Humane Society.

In other news from FRHS, Wags to Riches, a local fundraiser, is coming up on April 30th – with special guests stopping by for the evening.

The event will be held at the Pine Lodge at Thompson Tree Farm, located at 1654 Flakes Ford Road, southeast of the Washington Court House. Admission is at 5.30 p.m. with games of chance and games of chance, raffles and auctions.

Dinner includes a Mexican Fiesta buffet courtesy of Streetside 62 and desserts courtesy of Rachel’s House Catering.

Entertainment will include live music, a DJ, a comedy routine by Mike Larsen, a live auction and two artworks created by Akron’s Taylor Pittl Clapp to be raffled off live.

To sponsor the event or provide prizes for the night, email Leonard at [email protected]Colleen Roundhouse [email protected]or Executive Director Dr. Lee Schrader at [email protected]

Tickets can be purchased through the Fayette Regional Humane Society website, www.fayetteregionalhumane.org. The FRHS Care and Adoption Center is located at 153 S. Main St. in the Washington Court House.

Reach journalist Jennifer Woods at 740-313-0355.

FRHS took 11 of those cats – one of whom has already been adopted.

Second Chance Animal Rescue of Georgetown, SC, coordinated the transportation of 52 cats from the Robeson County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, a shelter with a 90 percent cat euthanasia rate. FRHS was one of several Ohio animal shelters that picked up the cats.

The Fayette Regional Humane Society (FRHS) recently participated in an animal rescue to save cats from possible euthanasia.

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