TPC June 08 Newsletter


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TPC June 08 Newsletter

  1. 1. ctãá yÉÜ g{Éâz{à T h e P e t C o n n e c ti o n , In c . 5 9 1 8 B ro a d m o o r , M i s si o n K S 6 6 2 0 2 9 1 3 - 6 7 1 - P E T S w w w . t h e p e t c o n n e c t i o n . n e t a n d w w w . m y sp a ce . c o m / th e p e t co n n e c ti o n Volume 2, Issue 5 06/01/2008 Recycling—Go Green and Save Homeless Pets The Pet Connection is bring them by The Pet Con- come in and place your Inside this issue: pleased to announce that we nection! Cans can be product in the correct box. have ex- dropped off anytime (open Want to do a fund raiser for Recycle Flyer 2 panded our or closed hours) at our fa- The Pet Connection? Collect recycling cility located at 5918 aluminum cans, ink car- Featured Pets Broadmoor in Mission KS. 3 program! tridges, or cell phones from Our recycling bin is located Recycling is your schools, your neighbor- on the south-east side of Happy Tails 3 an ex- hoods, your clubs and bring the building next to the tremely them in! obedience center entrance. New Website 4 important reality of the You’ll save the planet and world we live in. We must We are also proud to an- TPC Available Programs 4 you’ll save the lives of home- save our planet!!! Why not nounce recycling abilities less pets all at the same raise money to save home- for printer & toner car- Pet Palz Program 4 time. less cats and dogs while tridges and old cell phones! Recycling boxes are lo- we’re at it! Pet Palz Program Form 5 See our recycling flyer on cated in our main lobby page 2. Instead of throwing your “The Bratcher Café” and TPC Wishlist 6 cans away or taking them to can be accessed any time the recycling center, please during open hours. Simply 6th Annual Pet Humanitarian Dinner… And the Award Goes To TPC 2008 Statistics: May 17, 2008 marked the The Miracle Award: Johnny Welfare Memorial Fund Inc., • TPC has spayed/neutered 953 pets in 2008 alone! 6th Annual Pet Humanitarian Dare & the 98.9 Morning Andrea Fortune & Donna awards recognition dinner & Show TPC Awards: Byars—HAHS, Bri Priddy, • TPC has provided low-cost vetting to silent auction. We want to Brandi Bruns, Nathan Eric Covell, & Kathy 676 pets in 2008. thank everyone who at- Bratcher, Sharon Bratcher, Minnick—HELP Humane Soci- • TPC has placed 289 pets in homes tended and made the event Linda Roodhouse, Donna ety, Melanie Weaver— during January—May 2008. a success. Thank you to Stewart, & Summer Johnson Independent Foster Care Dena Michaels, KUDL-FM, Business of the Year: Empire of the Year: Ellen Southall— Hours of Operation: who passed out awards to Pets & Brookside Barkery TPC & Elise & Carl Bush— the recipients. After a won- and Bath Volunteer of HAHS Rescue of the Year: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9a-8p derful catered dinner, rescue the Year: Tara & Tiena LL Dog, German Shepherd Wednesday: 9a-8p raffles, and an outstanding Sands—True Treasures Rescue, & H.Dale Buck Ani- Thursday: 9a-5p silent auction, the following Rescue Inc., Kate Quigley— mal Welfare Memorial Fund, Friday: 9a-8p individuals took home the Spay/Neuter Kansas City, Inc. Organization of the Saturday: 9a-8p Sunday: 9a-8p coveted Paw Print Award. Alice Delbosque— Year: No More Homeless Thank you for all you do to Independent, Michelle Coo- Pets—KC Pet Humanitar- Pets can be shown Monday’s by appoint- ment only. Call 913-671-PETS to schedule. make this dream a reality. per—H.Dale Buck, Animal ian of the Year: Bri Priddy
  2. 2. Money raised benefits The Pet Connection, a local not-for-profit no-kill animal shelter! Visit The Pet Connection: 5918 Broadmoor, Mission KS 66202
  3. 3. Paws for Thought Page 3 Featured Pets Available for Adoption Ingrid & Trixie Louise was rescued on Scrappy is about 3 1/2 Daisy were a very cold February night years old. He is a sweet boy first adopted with her who loves walks & car rides. from TPC in 9 4-wk He loves to give kisses & is 2001 but old pup- completely housetrained. returned because the owner pies. She Scrappy knows how to sit on was downsizing. They are 8 had been command. He is curious 1/2 years old. Ingrid (white) running about cats and is initially is very friendly & wants to around the neighborhood for scared of In our cageless facility, visitors find be loved. She is good with about 6 months. The puppies other dogs & catscomfortably living in a homelike environment other cats but can be a bit have now all been adopted. dogs. bossy. Her best friend Daisy Trixie Louise was brought to Scrappy (torite) is a little reserved TPC to find her new home. should not and doesn’t always like to She is very sweet natured & be placed be picked was a great mom. She loves in a home with children. In his up. She lying on soft things, as would previous foster home, he bit LOVES to any lady & she can actually his caretaker when she be petted smile at you when she is moved him off of the couch. and is good happy! She walks very nicely He is also afraid of the vet with other on leash and is housebroken. and has bitten a vet tech. cats. Happy Tails—Meet Keiko! I adopted a cat from your keeping our figures crossed loved and will always be Mission Mall location a little and praying that doesn't taken care of. over two years ago. His happen again. But if it does, name at the time was Axle rest assured I will do every- ************************** and he has since been re- thing within my power to named Keiko. My son and help him, he's like one of my Submit your Happy Tails I really love Keiko and we kids now! When Keiko was story & photos via email to: cannot thank you guys brought to your shelter, he enough for saving him. He is was an extremely the coolest cat! He truly young kitten whose mother Submissions will be posted on does play fetch, just like a and siblings had been tragi- our Happy Tails page of our dog does, always bringing cally killed in an accident at website and could be seen in the ball right back to an auto repair/muffler our monthly newsletter! me. He never tires of play- shop. He was therefore fos- ing fetch. We did have a tered by someone in your scare recently when he very organization. I sent an up- rapidly developed a mast date on him about a year cell tumor next to his left ear, ago and my email was for- which was malignant. He warded to the woman who had two surgeries to remove fostered him. I'd also like the tumor and is doing great her to know that Keiko is now. There is a slight chance wonderful cat and he is very of reoccurrence, so we are
  4. 4. Volume 1, Issue 1 Page 4 TPC New Website—Coming Soon June will mark a the begin- dents of Johnson County signed by the JCCC students ning of a new look for The Community College’s Interac- in the near future. Pet Connection. We will be tive Media Department for Exact date of the new web- launching a new website that their dedication, time, and site launch is still TBD. Keep will be more user friendly vision. checking to see all of our and have a more up to date You’ll also see our staff changes! and fresh look. sporting new scrubs and polo We want to thank the stu- shirts with our new logo de- TPC Available Programs Includes spay/neuter, vac- Behavioral Consultations: Mon-Wed-Fri weekly cines, tested negative (FeLV/ Tuesday’s: 7:15p & 8:30p Drop off: FIV-cats or Heartworm- Sunday’s: 7:15p 8-10a for dogs), treated for fleas, *Free to adopters surgery worms, & micro-chipped. *$5 TPC members p/session Pick up 5- *$25 membership for all + *$10 non-members p/session 7p *$25 admin fee cats Walk in vaccines: 8a -12p Volunteer Orientation: *$25 admin fee dogs - Schedule appointments by Our building houses more than just (Required for all volunteers): 40+ lbs calling 913-671-PETS an adoption facility! We also have Sunday’s: 6:00p low cost vet services, behavioral *$85 admin fee dogs - Prices vary based on income. consultations, and volunteer opportunities! under 40 lbs Low Cost Vet Clinic: Adoptions: Pet Palz The Pet Palz program is a For as little as $10 per time of your choosing and wonderful way to give a month, the Pet Palz Pro- can be stopped at any time. monthly monetary donation to gram allows individuals to All donations are tax de- the pets at The Pet Connec- donate monthly via their ductible! Still interested? tion. Our Pet Palz program credit card or checking Complete the Pet Palz Dona- helps cover the costs of regu- account towards the ongo- tion Form on page 4 and lar pet care of the animals in ing care of our adoptable return to: The Pet Connec- TPC’s care. This includes, but is pets. tion—5918 Broadmoor, Mis- not limited to, food, litter, Funds are automatically sion KS 66202 medical, rent, and utilities. drafted each month at the
  5. 5. PET PALz Monthly Donor Program The Pet Connection 5918 Broadmoor, Mission KS 66202 913-671-PETS (phone) 913-362-8460 (fax) Name_______________________________________________________ Address_________________________________________________________________ Phone________________________Email_____________________________________ Amount ___$10 ___$25 ___$50 ___$75 ___$100 ___Other__________ ctç uç V{xv~ Please initial the transaction of your choice: _____1st of each month _____15th of each month Please attach a VOIDED CHECK from the account to be drafted. I hereby authorize a bank draft to The Pet Connection on the account designated, for the amount agreed to above on the date indicated above. I understand that it is my responsibility to notify The Pet Connection in writing if I wish to withdraw from this program at any time. I further understand that if the check is dishonored or returned for any reason, that the amount of the check plus a processing fee of $25 (legal limit) will be electronically debited from the account by CCF. Signature__________________________________________ Date______________ ctç uç VÜxw|à VtÜw Please initial the transaction of your choice: _____1st of each month _____15th of each month Type of card_______________________ Expiration date_______________________ Card Number______________________________________________ I hereby authorize a draft on the credit card account designated, for the amount agreed to above on the date indicated above. I understand that it is my responsibility to notify The Pet Connection in writing if I wish to withdraw from this pro- gram at any time. Signature_________________________________________ Date_______________ The Pet Connection, Inc. is a licensed 501 (c) 3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.
  6. 6. The Pet Connection, Inc. is a licensed 501 (c) 3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.