npressfetimg-1712.png

Shelter open for people and pets – News 40 – wnky.com

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Saturday’s tornadoes left thousands in the city without power, hundreds displaced and at least 15 dead.

Now, people are looking for a place to sleep, clothing and a warm meal.

If you are still looking for a warm place to sleep, the Jaycee Pavillion in the SOKY Fairgrounds at Lampkin Park are open for anyone in need right now and they invite your pets to come along with you!

“They were turning away with pets at other shelters. So, ultimately we decided to set up two different shelters here. We have one at the bottom of the hill that is heated that is pet friendly and then one of the top that is just for family only,” said Tonja Harmon, the vice president of the Southern Kentucky Fair Board.

They are also providing clothing, food, toiletries and other items to families in need after Saturday morning’s devastation whether you need a place to sleep or not.

“We’re staying really busy so we really haven’t had a lot of time to kind of let things sink in. We do have people that are coming here for shelter and for rest and you can see the devastation there. So we just try to talk to people. We sit down with them. We make sure that they have what they need. We cater to them. We’ll bring them things if they ask for it, they don’t have to walk around and get them. We’re just trying to really take care of them and let them rest,” said Harmon.

One man staying at the shelter had a message for his kids who are not with him.

“If y’all are out there, dad loves y’all. I’m okay and I just want to thank everybody that’s here helping and everything, you know, it just means a lot,” said one man staying at the shelter.

The shelter is in need of totes with lids, pillowcases, blankets, towels and baby Orajel.

“The items that we need are changing daily. The best way to keep track of what we need is to visit on Facebook – Warren County Tornado Help page,” said one volunteer, Brittany Martin.

You can swing by to donate or pick up items anytime between 10 and 8.

Source: https://www.wnky.com/shelter-open-for-people-and-pets/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Releated

npressfetimg-5053.png

Pets for adoption – Arizona Daily Star

Story: Kris Kringle is a handsome, blue-eyed Seal Point Siamese male who needs a new home for Christmas. He is a healthy boy whose family hated to part with him, but he did not get along with other cats, so needs to be your only feline.

Fee: $45, includes neuter, shots, and microchip

Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley, 1600 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily (not open Christmas day); 520-625-3170 or www.talgv.org

Story: Augustine’s foster mom calls him Augie. Augie and Kateri were born outside but have been getting love in Foster care. This litter of kittens are sweet and calm, are used to other cats, dogs, and a small child. Augie especiall…….

npressfetimg-5004.png

Crews douse North Park fire, revive two pet cats – The San Diego Union-Tribune

NORTH PARK — 

Crews revived two pet cats and doused a kitchen fire in a North Park apartment building late Monday morning, San Diego Fire-Rescue officials said.

The fire was reported about 11:35 a.m. on Park Boulevard north of Cypress Avenue, near North Park’s western border with Hillcrest.

Firefighters searched the apartment for victims, and came across two cats they needed to revive, Battalion Chief Erik Windsor told OnScene TV.

“Fortunately San Diego fire units have veterinary style EMS (emergency medical service) equipment on our units and they were able to use that equipment to revive the cats,” Windsor said.

He said the owner was taking the pets to…….