Thursday, December 23, 2010

Because you love your pet, please... at the Pepsi Refresh Project for ARF, an endearing enterprise in Brandon, Mississippi.

Click here to cast one of the most important votes you’ll ever cast.

ARF of MS is a no-kill animal sanctuary in Rankin County, Mississippi. Most of these rescued animals are abandoned, neglected or abused. All rescues are given veterinary care, good food, compassion and love while they wait for their "forever home" with a family that will continue to care for them and love them. We have found that even the most neglected pet can again learn to trust and gives back much more then they take.

ARF began with 35 dogs and 2 birds rescued from Waveland, Mississippi after the hurricane. In the months after the storm, ARF volunteers traveled to the South Mississippi Humane Society shelter and assisted the shelter in taking in dogs that were ready for adoption in order to assist the south Mississippi shelter in making room for more intakes.

Our goal is to find GOOD, safe and loving homes to the animals already in shelters. When one adopts rather than buys an animal, a life is saved. ADOPT rather than BUY please.

How will the 50K be Used?
$ 10,000 Promote and assist with the spay/neuter of pets
$ 10,000 Renovate outdoor runs and pens
$ 10,000 Upgrade Cat Sanctuary
$ 10,000 Veterinary Care for Neglected pets
$ 10,000 Add a fenced area around pond with walking trails.

Ginger with Kailey, Duncan with Mama--that's Leland beside Ginger and Kailey and Lamont beside Duncan and Mama. I took this photo last Christmas Day. We all loved that little dog Duncan and still adore that cutie pie Ginger. We love each other a whole lot, too!

Tinkerbell who lives in Smithdale, Mississippi, with her people who love her dearly. Mama and I love all three of them! I took this photo when we went home in 2009.

Ginger, who was dearly loved by my Aunt Baker and her family. She lived with them in Puckett, Mississippi, for all of her life. Mama and I love all of them, too! I also took this photo when we were home in 2009.


Tallguy404 said...

It's amazing the amount of unwavering love and companionship a dog can provide.

Lynette said...

You've got that so right, Tallguy404. Thanks for stopping by. Spread the word, please, about voting for ARF today and every day through next Friday.

WendyB said...

Love your pet photos.

Don't love that Henry the dog threw up all over the living room yesterday and then tried to eat it.

Jim Klenke said...

The family picture got me to vote.

Clytie said...

The family picture stole my heart as well. How is Mama by the way? I think of you guys whenever I go near Portland - although it's usually just on the freeway or going up the hill to the VA or OHSU ...

Merry Christmas!

Pet Lover said...

A heart whelming Gesture , i will also try to help & Contribute to the cause as much as possible.

Lynette said...

Thanks, everyone!