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TPC April 08 Newsletter

  1. 1. ctãá yÉÜ g{Éâz{à T h e Pet C o n n ect io n , I n c . 5 9 1 8 B r o a dm o o r , Mi ss io n K S 6 6 2 0 2 9 1 3 -6 7 1 - PE T S www .t h e pet co n n ect io n .n et Volume 2, Issue 3 03/25/2008 What If Searching the Internet Could Raise Money for TPC? IT CAN!!! Inside this issue: Featured Pets 2 Behavior Consultations 2 Humanitarian Dinner 2 Spay/Neuter Services 3 Wouldn’t it be great if Search the web with, type while you were searching and Pet Connection (Mission, KS) Adopting from TPC 4 the internet you could raise money from Yahoo adver- where it asks “Who do you money for the homeless cats tisers will go the The Pet goodsearch for?” and click and dogs at The Pet Con- Connection without you hav- In Loving Memory Verify! 5 nection? Goodseach pow- ing to spend a dime! The pets at TPC greatly ered by Yahoo! Search is It’s Easy! Simply go to appreciate your support! Calendar of Events 6 doing just that. Special points of inter- est: • TPC has spayed/neutered 591 pets in TPC to Undergo Remodel 2008 alone! • TPC has provided low-cost vetting to We are looking to remodel pots/soil/plants for outside, 421 pets in 2008. the outside of our facility concrete paint to make • TPC has placed 161 pets in homes this summer with the help of parking spaces, privacy during January—March 2008. Sprint employees and local fencing for dog yards, stor- businesses. If your are in- age shed, etc… Please call Help us make the city of terested in helping us we 913-671-PETS. All dona- Mission and The Pet Con- are looking for outside tions are tax deductible! nection a “prettier” place. paint, new windows, flower
  2. 2. Paws for Thought Page 2 Featured Pets Available for Adoption LuLu was a Nikki came to us because the larger. Nikki is housebroken. stray & was owner had too many dogs. How can you resist this rescued by a She is approximately 1 year face?? family that al- old. She ready had too barks at Dutchess was brought TPC many pets. She is very sweet new people with her daughter. Both were & quite a talker. She loves to but makes adopted but Duchess was follow you where ever you friends returned because the new go. She is 3 years old but is quickly. She is very affec- owner's dog was allergic to In our cageless facility, visitors find a mature cat who likes to tionate & likes to cuddle. She Duchess. She is dogs & catscomfortably living in a homelike environment lounge around the house. is very smart & playful, sub- 2 years old, is Lulu would be fine with older missive for the most part. She good tem- children. She is very scared loves to play fetch. She is a pered and of the other cats and would good companion and wants loves to be do best as an only cat. She to be close by her owner petted. She is is front declawed. most of the time. She plays good with cats and dogs & with dogs her own size and very loving and friendly. Free / Low Cost Behavior Consultations at The Pet Connection The Pet Connection has a day’s; weather permitting). non-members. highly trained staff ready to We ask that you arrive 15 Please bring your dog with assist you with your animal minutes prior to the start of you… please leave your behavior questions. the session to allow for sign kitties at home, but come in. with questions. Consultation sessions are Sessions are FREE for pets held every Tuesday at 7:15 For more information, adopted from TPC; $5 for & 8:30pm and every Sunday please call 913-671-PETS. TPC Members; and $10 for at 7:15pm (excluding holi- 6th Annual Pet Humanitarian Dinner—May 17, 2008 Please mark your calendars addition to a silent auction, Please contact TPC at 913- for our 6th Annual Humanitar- this year’s dinner will award 671-PETS and reserve your ian Dinner on May 17, over 200 prizes to shelters tickets today. 2007. We look forward to and rescues to help them you joining us to recognize continue their efforts. We and award the accomplish- will also award the person ments of those people who voted Humanitarian of the make such a difference for Year with a $1000 grant. animals in our community. In
  3. 3. Volume 1, Issue 1 Page 3 Low Cost Spay/Neuter, Vaccines, and Medical Available On October 1, 2007, TPC drop off time is at between neuters! Need a trap, call opened its own free/low- 8-10am and pick up is be- us! If we have one in stock cost spay/neuter and vetting tween 5-7pm. Walk-ins for you can borrow it. facility. In 2008, The Pet vaccinations & exams can be Connection has already pro- completed between 8-12pm. Our services are open to vided low-cost vetting ser- owned pets, ferals, and indi- Tens of thousands of homeless animals die vices to 421 pets and has In addition we are able to viduals involved in rescue. every year in the United States. Please altered 591 cats and dogs. perform low cost heartworm spay/neuter your pet. If you would like to see if treatment and some emer- you quality for low-income Clinics are held every Mon- gency surgeries. vetting or spay/neuter ser- day, Wednesday, and Fri- vices, call 913-671-PETS. day. Wednesdays are feral Wednesday’s. Bring your For those having surgery. feral cats in for $5 spay/ TPC Adoptions: What is included? The Pet Connection currently Our adopters also receive istrative fee. Dogs: Addi- has 101 pets looking for free behavioral consultations tional $25 administrative fee their forever homes. Could for the life of the pet and 60 (dogs over 40 lbs); Addi- days of follow up vaccines or tional $85 administrative fee that be you? minor medical at our vet (dogs under 40 lbs). All of our pets are spayed/ clinic at a reduced cost. neutered, up to date on vac- Go to our website & click on cines, treated for fleas- Costs: Adopt a pet to view our worms-earmites, tested All pets have a $25 mem- current pets available for negative for FeLV/FIV (cats) bership fee. adoption! and heartworm (dogs), and Cats: Additional $25 admin- are microchipped. In Loving Memory: Chancellor The Pet Connection was try- hang out. Once he showed ing his feline leukemia took a ing to catch a lost owned cat, us how sweet he was, we turn for the worse and it was but instead caught Cancellor. decided to re-home him. decided that it was best for We originally thought he However, he tested positive Chancellor to be put to was feral and he was for a deadly kitty disease. sleep. We will deeply miss trapped before the first big We were working on getting Chancellor. He was a won- Chancellor (2008) winter freeze. We didn’t him placed in an animal derful friendly boy who want to release him in the sanctuary in the United loved spending time with our bitter cold, so we let him States. While he was wait- volunteers and staff.
  4. 4. The Pet Connection, Inc. Cageless, no-kill, not for profit animal rescue 5918 Broadmoor Mission, KS 66202 Phone: 913-671-PETS Hours of Operation: Mon—Closed Tues, Wedn, Fri, Sat, Sun—9:00am—8:00pm Thurs—9:00am—5:00pm We’re on the Web! Calendar of Events April 2008 May 2008 June 2008 17th—Pet Humanitarian 19th— Pet Expo 10-7 TBD— Party with your Pooch Dinner 20th— Pet Expo 10-5 The Pet Connection, Inc. is a licensed 501 (c) 3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.