Show and Tail: Take Part in the Humane Society Adopt-a-Thon 

Tune in to the virtual event on memphisflyer.com Thursday.

It's a ruff life. According to the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County (HSMSC), owner surrender intake is up over 150 percent from last year. Stray animal intake is also up almost 40 percent. The Memphis Flyer and HSMSC are working doggedly to help these unfortunate creatures who have fallen on hard times through no fault of their own.

It's not all bad mews. Cat adoptions are up 25 percent and 4,038 pounds of food have been donated to people who cannot afford food and to those who rescue.

"We're looking forward to our first-ever adopt-a-thon," says Ashley Haeger, controller at Contemporary Media and organizer of the event. "We hope participants will tune in to find their next fur-baby as we shine a light on the great work that Hollywood Feed and the Humane Society are doing."

click to enlarge Meet your new pup at the Virtual Pet Adopt-A-Thon.
  • Meet your new pup at the Virtual Pet Adopt-A-Thon.

Paws on Thursday and join us online to meet some of the sweet cats and dogs currently residing at HSMSC. You'll be shown the amazing work that staff and volunteers are doing day in and day out at the facility. There will even be a Q&A with an on-site trainer at HSMSC.

You can fetch the link to register for the free webinar on the Memphis Flyer website.

Virtual Pet Adopt-A-Thon, join online from memphisflyer.com, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2-3:30 p.m., free.

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.


Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

The Latest

Tiger Blue

VCU 70, Tigers 59

Tiger Blue

Western Kentucky 75, Tigers 69

Politics Beat Blog

Dispute Over Election Machines Remains Unsettled

Tiger Blue

Tigers 73, Saint Mary's 56

Letter From The Editor

Farewell to the “Risk-Takers”

Food & Wine

Sink Your Teeth into Bluff City Toffee

Music Features

The Scruffs: Rare Seventies Tracks See Light of Day

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Julie Ray

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2020

Contemporary Media
65 Union, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation