Connecticut Humane Society to Host “We’re Expecting! Puppy & Kitten Shower”

WHAT: The Connecticut Humane Society is hosting a “We’re Expecting! Puppy and Kitten Shower” on Saturday, May 10th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in Newington. The goal of the event is to collect supplies and raise funds and awareness about the life-saving work of the Maternity Department. Each year, the CHS takes in hundreds of puppies and kittens. Some are orphans, and rely on staff or foster volunteers to bottle feed them. Others are underweight, malnourished, or suffering from health problems. Both the maternity department and foster program are dedicated to providing these pets with the necessary care, treatment, and love they need, whether that commitment is for two days or two months. In order to continue this life-saving work, the CHS relies on the compassion of donors and volunteers.

WHERE: The Connecticut Humane Society - 701 Russell Road, Newington CT

WHEN: Saturday, May 10th - 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

EVENT ACTIVITES: CHS-themed baby shower games and raffles, bake sale, bottle-feeding demonstrations, behind-the-scenes tours of the Maternity & Medical Departments, and a “Pet a Puppy” picture booth. Get an opportunity to “Name a Baby” and receive an announcement when he/she arrives at the CHS, and “Sponsor a Mom” in honor of Mother’s Day. The CHS will also provide information about their volunteer and foster programs, spay/neuter, and what to do if you find a stray animal.

DETAILS: In lieu of an entrance fee, the CHS is asking their supporters to bring a donation of supplies. A wish list can be found on their website at cthumane.org/maternitywishlist.

If you can’t attend the shower, support the “We’re Expecting! Puppy and Kitten Shower” by purchasing an item from the CHS’ Amazon Baby Registry. Or, stop by one of their tabling events in Wethersfield, Newington, Groton, or Westport on the weekends throughout April and May. All details can be found on the event page on their website.

Questions? Contact Sarah Layton at slayton@cthumane.org or call 860-594-4502 x6204.

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