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Petco Foundation Invests In Lifesaving Work of All About Cats Rescue

Grant of $6,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in New York State

 Freeport ,  January 1 2017 –  All About Cats Rescue of Freeport Long Island, today announced it has been awarded a $6,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its Free Spay and Neuter Program for low income pet owners living in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

All About Cats Rescue is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to reach out to the community, veterinarians and animal welfare organizations to save the lives of homeless, sick and injured cats and kittens. All About Cats Rescue works to improve the welfare of stray and abandoned cats and kittens and to rescue, rehabilitate and place them in forever homes. Since 2010, All About Cats Rescue has rescued and found forever homes for over 3,000 cats and kittens in the New York Tri-State Metropolitan area.

The Petco Foundation investment will give financial support to low income pet parents by providing free spay or neuter surgeries.“The Petco Foundation grant award will enable our organization to reach out into the community to help low income pet parents care for their cats,” said Cindy Roth, Founder of All About Cats Rescue.

For more information about All About Cats Rescue  or the Petco Foundation, visit www.allaboutcats.org  or www.petcofoundation.org. Join the conversation on https://www.facebook.com/PETCOfoundation by using the hashtag #PetcoFoundation.

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About   All About Cats Rescue

In December   2010 All About Cats, a no kill, cage free, rescue organization, was founded in response to the homeless cat and kitten population on Long Island. Our mission is to improve the welfare of stray and abandoned cats and kittens as well as rescuing cats and kittens from known kill-shelters. Through rigorous dedication they find suitable forever homes for the cats and kittens in their care.

 About the Petco Foundation

At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life.  Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $175 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet adoptions. So far, we’ve helped more than 5 million pets find their new loving families, and we’re just getting started. Visit petcofoundation.org to learn more about how you can get involved.