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TPC May 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 4 05/01/2008 6th Annual Pet Humanitarian Dinner—May 17th supplies, computers, ad- more comfortable or adopt- Inside this issue: able. For our silent auction vertising, etc. we are still taking donations Featured Pets 2 The grand prize is $800 of new items and services cash that will be awarded that both rescue and or gen- TPC Recycling Program 2 to the Pet Humanitarian of eral guests would be inter- the Year and another ested in purchasing. Happy Tails 2 $200 cash given to one of Help us roll out the red the nominees by random All process from the silent drawing. Both prizes must auction and the dinner fund- carpet for Kansas City Ani- Calendar of Events 3 be used for a local project raiser will benefit homeless mal Rescue…. The 6th An- geared towards improving nual Pet Humanitarian Din- pets in Kansas City. TPC Available Programs 3 ner is being held on Satur- the lives for abandoned What’s for dinner? Assorted pets. Of course, ALL of day May 17, 2007 at the Pet Palz Program 3 cheeses with crackers, the nominees are already Theme Party Emporium in breads, & berries, assorted Kansas City, located at winners! Pet Palz Program Form 4 vegetables with dipping 2420 Merriam Lane. What a fun way to win sauce, tossed caesar salad, TPC Wishlist 5 Join us to take a close look some prizes, network, get braised brisket in natural jus a pat on the back, eat with herb roasted potatoes at the success of Kansas great food, and make the and sautéed green beans, City’s animal rescue groups 2008 a bigger success vegetarian three cheese and individual efforts of TPC 2008 Statistics: penne pasta primavera, than you imagined. 2007. • TPC has spayed/neutered 844 pets in custard stuffed cannoli’s and We will be giving out over We are still taking dona- 2008 alone! assorted petit fours. tions our raffle prizes and 200 prizes this year rang- • TPC has provided low-cost vetting to for silent auction. For our Costs: ing from vet services, micro- 643 pets in 2008. rescue raffle, we will take For silent auction & dinner: chipping, obedience train- ing, beds, crates, food, gently used items, new $0—nominees plus 1 guest • TPC has placed 225 pets in homes items & gift certificates for $22— p/person for rescue treats, toys, scratching during January—April 2008. things that will benefit posts, collars, leashes, and $35—p/person all others local rescues. Anything anything else you can For silent auction only: imagine for your pet care that will take the crunch Hours of Operation: $13—p/person for rescue out of the pocket book or needs. We’ve also been $25—p/person all others help make a rescued pet known to give away office Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9a-8p Wednesday: 9a-8p Halfy’s Thrift Boutique: The Thrift Store that Benefits TPC Thursday: 9a-5p Friday: 9a-8p Saturday: 9a-8p Sunday: 9a-8p Halfy’s Thrift Boutique is address will be: 5732 John- Pets can be shown Monday’s by appoint- moving & is under new son Drive. Tentative grand ment only. Call 913-671-PETS to schedule. management. Halfy’s new re-opening is June 1, 2008.
  2. 2. Paws for Thought Page 2 Featured Pets Available for Adoption Courtney Frisky was originally ups & downs and has been was res- brought to The Pet Connec- re-homed several times now. cued by tion by a good Samaritan Frisky needs an owner who is an indi- who found the dog. She willing to participate in our vidual thought he was basically behavioral program. In the and brought to TPC. She is perfect, but right home, he will be obedi- approximately 1 year old. was a stu- ent and fun. In the wrong Courtney is a litte timid but dent and home, he can be nippy and got along with with the wasn't pre- difficult to control. He loves In our cageless facility, visitors find lady's other cats and dogs. pared to other dogs, he loves to play dogs & catscomfortably living in a homelike environment At TPC she has been fine have a dog fetch, he does commands like with other cats when prop- at that time in her life. Frisky a champ, and he is com- erly introduced. She is very was not well trained or pletely housetrained. He sweet and loving. Loves to housebroken when we first should not go home with be held and has a soft took him in. We have been small children and will re- meow. working with him for 2 years quire a close relationship now. He has had a series of with the organization. Recycling Saves Lives In an era when we must be nection! The funding raised the south-east side of the concerned about our product from recycled cans goes building next to the obedi- waste and how it affects our directly towards the care of ence center entrance. environment, TPC and our the pets available for adop- Recycle cans, save the adoptable pets are recycling tion. planet, and save a homeless aluminum cans for a cause. Drop them off anytime (open pet all at the same time! Instead of throwing your or closed hours) at our facil- Coming soon: Ink cartridge & cans away or taking them to ity located at 5918 Broad- cell phone recycling avail- the recycling center, please moor in Mission KS. Our ability! bring them by The Pet Con- recycling bin is located on Happy Tails—Meet Daisy Mae! About a year and a half kids and take upon the role without Daisy hogging the ago I adopted the loving of 'Sad Sam', a character whole bed at night and snor- Basset Hound Ruby Jean, that looks just like her in our ing the whole time. She is now Daisy Mae. She has reading series. She loves to such a joyful, loving girl. been a wonderful addition lay anywhere and being Thanks again!!!! Emily M. to the family and is my dressed up. I guess you ************************** baby. At first she did miss could say she is a little Submit your Happy Tails her friend Cletus but quickly spoiled. Thank you so much story & photos via email to: adapted to all the love and for offering this opportunity attention. She likes to make of inviting a new family visits to my Kindergarten member into our lives. Life classroom to play with the just wouldn't be the same
  3. 3. Volume 1, Issue 1 Page 3 TPC Calendar of Events Community America Ball- May 2008 June 2008 park—Kansas City Kansas 9th & 10th—The Spirit of 1st—Grand re-opening of “The Legends” Mission Days @ Downtown Halfy’s Thrift Boutique @ Mission KS 5732 Johnson Drive 11th—Closed for Mother’s May 2008 TPC’s new web- site will be unveiled! Keep Day Holiday watching! If you would like to schedule an event at 17th—6th Annual Pet Hu- The Pet Connection, please call our schedule manitarian Dinner @ Theme coordinator at 913-671-PETS. Party Emporium—2420 Merriam Lane 25th & 26th—Closed for Memorial Day Holiday 28th—T-Bones Animal Awareness Night 7:05 pm @ TPC Available Programs Behavioral Consultations: Low Cost Vet Clinic: cines, tested negative (FeLV/ Tuesday’s: 7:15p & 8:30p Mon-Wed-Fri weekly FIV-cats or Heartworm- Sunday’s: 7:15p Drop off: 8-10a for surgery dogs), treated for fleas, *Free to adopters Pick up 5-7p worms, ear-mites, & micro- *$5 TPC members p/session Walk in vaccines: 8a -12p chipped. *$10 non-members p/session - Schedule appointments by *$25 membership for all + calling 913-671-PETS *$25 admin fee cats - Prices vary based on in- *$25 admin fee dogs Our building houses more than just come. 40+ lbs an adoption facility! We also have Volunteer Orientation: low cost vet services, behavioral *$85 admin fee dogs consultations, and volunteer opportunities! (Required for all volunteers): Adoptions: under 40 lbs Sunday’s: 6:00p Includes spay/neuter, vac- 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 dedicu- the pets at The Pet Connec- donate monthly via their tible! Still interested? Com- tion. Our Pet Palz program credit card or checking plete the Pet Palz Donation helps cover the costs of regu- account towards the ongo- Form on page 4 and return lar pet care of the animals in ing care of our adoptable to: The Pet Connection— TPC’s care. This includes, but is pets. 5918 Broadmoor, Mission KS not limited to, food, litter, Funds are automatically 66202 medical, rent, and utilities. drafted each month at the
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. The Pet Connection, Inc. is a licensed 501 (c) 3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.