THANK YOU PetSmart Charities for helping All About Spay Neuter Inc. spay/neuter the homeless feral cats of Far Rockaway.
April 2, 2012 PRESS RELEASE
All About Spay Neuter Inc. received over $ 40,000.00 grant this week to increase its number of spay/neuter surgeries in Far Rockaway, Queens. Our 8 year TNR program has successfully altered more than 6,400 cats and kittens. This grant is for a two (2) year period and will sterilize over eight hundred (800) feral cats.
This program is specially for the area north of Seagirt Avenue, east of Rockaway Freeway , south of Bayview Avenue, and west of Beach 9th Street in, Far Rockaway, Queens. " We are so excited to increase the total number of spay/neuter surgeries in this very depressed community, " stated Joanne Monez, Director of All About Spay Neuter. " We hope that our spay/neuter program will soon become a model for other agencies across the country." She added, "There are hundreds of feral cats in Far Rockaway, and we feel this grant will spay/neuter close to 900 of them. We are grateful that PetSmart Charities realized the need in this community."
Established in 1994, PetSmart Charities, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that creates and supports programs that save the lives of homeless pets, raiser awareness of companion animal welfare issues, and promotes healthy relationships between people and pets. The larger funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, PetSmart Charities, has provided $ 110 million in grants and programs benefiting animals welfare organisations and, million pets. To learn more about how PetSmart Charities is working towards its Vision for a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit petsmartcharities.org or call 1-800-423-PETS.
All About Spay Neuter Inc. was founded in 2004 to help stop the suffering and reproduction of feral cats through the only humane method of population control. TNR (trap/neuter/return). Since inception in September 2004, Al l About Spay Neuter has spayed/neutered over 6,400 cats and kittens and found safe adoptive homes for over 930 cats and kittens.