Huntsville pet food pantry gets 15,000 lbs of food

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Keeping pets with their families and fighting hunger in the Valley is what the Greater Huntsville Humane Society got help for Monday.

More than 15,000 pounds of dog and cat food was donated to King’s Community Kitchen Pet Food Pantry. The pantry helps low-income pet owners feed their animals and keep them from being surrendered.

Workers at the humane society say these donations are important to both man’s best friend and the people who love them.

“They don’t have to give up the pets that they love and that’s, especially if you’ve fallen on hard times, that’s a really important time for you to be able to have your animal for that emotional support,” said Shannon Siegel with GHHS. “So our being able to help them feed their pets helps means that they can keep their animals.”

The humane society takes donations any time they’re open. They also have a pet wellness clinic for pets to have a cheaper visit to the vet.

King’s Kitchen is open the second Wednesday and last Saturday of each month. Learn how to get involved here.

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