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November 2014 E-Mewsletter
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The Heartland Chronicles

 
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Heartland Humane Society

Trivia Night!

Time to get your thinking caps on because our annual Trivia Night is just right around the corner!  We are super excited that Sandy Miller from Fox 2 News will once again be our amazing emcee.  Plus, there will be tons of fabulous raffle and silent/live auction items available, and of course, loads of fun to be had!  We hope to see you there! 

Register online at our website, or email to reserve your table.

Click here for a downloadable flyer!
It is not often I receive calls from outside the country, well this may actually be the first call I have received from outside the country; and from Iraq at that.  Sharon Maag from Snuggle Rescue group went over with a friend to help out a soldier asking for assistance with cats at the American Embassy.  It was not her first time flying overseas to assist soldiers with rescuing critters they had fallen in love with, but this soldier was not coming home; he wanted help getting the cats to the US while he stayed behind working on TNR.  He has a daughter in Wentzville, but she already had her own pets and kids and life and did not have room for any others.  If I would sponsor the cats Sharon would bring them back and get them healthy, I agreed.  One very pregnant female came over and had babies almost immediately upon getting to Sharon’s house (five of them and all adopted out), and one adult male with very bad eyes that needed vet care immediately to have one eye removed and had a bit of work done on the other eye as well.  His remaining eye still does not open all the way and he squints at you and is a little sensitive about his field of vision.  I always talk to Sameer when I am getting close to him to let him know I am coming and what direction I will be approaching.  He has only been frightened by me a couple of times and I have learned to work around his disability so it does not happen again, all he did was strike out at me; but scaring the kitty is not part of the fostering plan.  He LOVES brushing and head scratching and LOVES kitty treats almost as much!  Sameer should be an only pet, he has shown aggression at other adult cats and while he does like playing with kittens; they grow up!  So to work around his personality and limitations, and another critter’s safety; we recommend Sameer be the only fur baby in a forever home.  Click here for more information about Sameer.
Click here to see available pets!

Cat adoptions are held at the O'Fallon PetSmart every Saturday from 11 am - 4 pm and every Sunday from 11 am - 2 pm.

Cats may also be seen by appointment.

Stop by PetSmart during the week to see some of our adoptable kitties at the Luv-a-Pet Center!


PetSmart
2242 Hwy K
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Phone: (636) 281-3114

 Please contact us at (636) 922-0569, e-mail us at info@hhsrescue.org or complete an adoption application here if you would like more information about any of our adoptable cats.
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Ways You Can Help!
 
Heartland Humane Society is funded solely by adoption fees, fundraisers, grants, and donations. Your donations for our foster cats and dogs are much needed and appreciated!

 



Do your holiday shopping and support Heartland! Amazon will donate .5% of qualified purchases to Heartland Humane Society! (Prime members still receive free shipping!)
 
 

Help make the holidays brighter for our foster kitties by purchasing some necessary items from our wish list. Click here to help! (Prime members still receive free shipping!)



 
Earn money for Heartland simply by shopping at your favorite online retailers using iGive- it's that easy! Click here to shop!
 


Looking for the "purrfect" gift for a friend or family member?  Check out Le Petite Paw - a unique online gift boutique for pet-lovers and their pets!  Even better... make a purchase using this link and Heartland will receive a donation!  Buy cool stuff and help Heartland's foster pets - it's a win-win!
 

Do you use Fresh Step cat litter?  Please consider donating your "Paw Points" to Heartland so that we can receive some much-needed litter for our foster kitties. Click here for more information.
 
 
Do you feed Purina food to your dog or cat? Please consider donating the 'Proof of Purchase' Weight Circle on the side of the package.  We redeem these weight circles for much-needed food for our foster kitties and puppies. You can bring them to Heartland at PetSmart, or you can mail them to:
HHS
PO BOX 113
O'Fallon, MO 63366 
 


Foster:  A pet foster provides temporary, in-home care for puppies, kittens, dogs or cats until they are adopted. In addition to affection, the foster parent provides basic care to animals such as food, water, and shelter. The pet foster parent is expected to take part in adoption events at least twice a month, at PetSmart in O'Fallon, MO. Click here for more information.
 


Volunteer: Heartland Humane Society is a 100% volunteer organization. We do not have a shelter and we foster from our homes. Here are ways you can help:
  • PetSmart Cat Care
  • Fundraising & Grant Writing
  • Third Party Events
  • Marketing
Click here for more information.

 
Heartland Humane Society
PO Box 113
O'Fallon, MO 63366
(636) 922-0569
www.hhsrescue.org
Copyright © 2014 Heartland Humane Society, All rights reserved.


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