You’ve found a stray animal in your neighborhood or roaming around an area you’re visiting. What should you do now?
Great question. Fur Kids Foundation sees many people who spot a lost animal and post about the animal on some popular Campbell County Facebook sites, including, but not limited to:
• Gillette Area Classifieds
• Gillette Area Pets
• Gillette Dog Walking Group
• Gillette Pet Adoption
• Gillette Pet Rescue & Adoption
• Gillette WY Lost and Found Pets
• Say Yes to Gillette – Campbell County Dog Park
• Wright Animal Shelter
As many of you know, social media is a wonderful way of getting the word out about a topic; however, Fur Kids Foundation is suggesting that it isn’t the only/main course of action one should use for lost pets. There are many people who may not be using Facebook, or may not be a member of the group pages listed above, who have lost their pet, and are hoping to find them.
If you find a dog or cat that you believe to be lost from its family, please consider taking the following actions if you can access the pet safely:
If you’re looking for more information, check out what these national organizations have to say:
Created in November 2011, the Fur Kids Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides education and aid to promote the well-being of animals in Campbell County.
Your donation saves lives. It goes to work helping animals in Campbell County receive adequate veterinary care during a time when their family may not be able to afford it. Please contact the Foundation to learn more or donate now using PayPal.
The Fur Kids Foundation blog is written by board member and Founder Felicia. If you have ideas that you would like to see published in the blog such as concerns about pet-focused topics in the community or a funny story, please contact the Foundation. Enjoy!