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CPAW NJ Receives Matching Grant from Community Cats Podcast to Keep Cats Out of Animal Shelters

MONTCLAIR, N.J., September 1, 2017- Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) has just been awarded a Community Cats Podcast matching funds grant of $1,000 to spay/neuter community cats in the Montclair area, thereby saving lives, promoting public health, and reducing the outdoor cat population.  To receive the funds, CPAW NJ needs to raise $1,000 by October 31.   Special “buckets” for contributions are being placed at locations in and around Montclair.  

CPAW NJ supports people who care for the community cats in their neighborhoods and partners with other organizations to raise funds for and awareness of trap, neuter, vaccinate and return (TNVR) community cats.  Through education and awareness of TNVR for community cats, the organization will decrease the burden placed on local animal shelters. “We believe that by collaborating with local community members, we will be able to effectively accomplish our humane goal of promoting animal welfare,” said Karen Shinevar, one of the founders of CPAW NJ.  

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For more information or to get involved, visit www.cpawnj.org
 

About Community Cats Podcast

The mission of the Community Cats Podcast is to provide education, information and dialogue that will create a supportive environment empowering people to help cats in their community.  The organization’s long-term vision is to create a humane environment for all cats.

About CPAW NJ

CPAW NJ is a new tax exempt nonprofit organization serving Montclair and surrounding areas.  CPAW NJ is dedicated to preventing animals from being surrendered to shelters, as well as assisting those who work to control the community cat population.

 CONTACT:

Karen Shinevar

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ)

Phone: 201-970-8115

E-mail: cpawnj@gmail.com

 

FOOD DONATIONS  KEEP PEOPLE AND PETS TOGETHER…COMPASSION WITH A PURRPOSE

 

MONTCLAIR, N.J., September, 2017- Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) and the Human Needs Food Pantry (HNFP) have teamed up to continue a longstanding tradition of making sure HNFP customers also have pet food to help them keep their pets.  CPAW NJ is a new tax exempt nonprofit organization serving Montclair and surrounding towns.  CPAW NJ is dedicated to preventing animals from being surrendered to shelters, as well as assisting those who work to control the community cat population.

In the world of nonprofits, there are so many choices for giving and collaboration allows for better use of precious dollars.  HNFP has long accepted donations of cat and dog food, both wet and dry.  CPAW NJ has now set up pet food bins at local businesses around Montclair and in surrounding towns. Please drop pet food donations when shopping or visiting the following businesses:  

Aspen East Fitness, 122B Watchung Ave., Montclair

Creative Confections, 206 Bellevue Ave., Montclair

Katz & Dogs Animal Hospital, 545 Valley Rd., Montclair

Montclair Animal Hospital, 124 Watchung Ave., Montclair

Verona Animal Hospital, 17 Grove Ave., Verona

 

CPAW NJ values compassion, collaboration and celebration in order to promote animal welfare…compassion with a purrpose. For more information or to get involved, visit www.cpawnj.org. and follow us on social media @cpawnjpurr

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