We held our 2nd annual Pet Pictures with Santa event this past Saturday, and it was a huge success. Over 50 pets arrived to have their pictures taken with Santa Paws – a 100% increase over our inaugural event last year.
The event was free to all participants, and donations were accepted for the Big Cat Rescue in Carrollwood. Through the generosity of our pet community and the hard work of our volunteers we raised $345 for the big cats. The funds have already been earmarked to help finish the perimeter wall for the new large cat enclosure.
So thank you to everyone who participated in the event, and an extra-big-cat Thank You to everyone who donated for this great cause. We’ll definitely do it again next year; in the meantime be sure to visit and help support the wonderful people and all the cats at the Big Cat Rescue. 🙂
Here are some of the great pet shots we took:
Here’s a really nice Thank You note we received from the Big Cat Rescue:
Dear Jessika, Dr. Tony, and everyone at Acupet Vet Care,I hope that this note finds you and all of our AcuPet friends well and looking forward to a holiday season filled with abundant comfort and quality of life.All remains well in the Big Cat world, albeit hectic, as we continue to tend to the needs of the magnificent creatures that call Big Cat Rescue home as well as advocate in support of others around the world.On behalf of everyone at the sanctuary (especially the cats!) I wanted to thank you SO very much for the very kind donation and pictures that you so kind sent as a result of the 2014 Santa Paws event that you and your colleagues conducted!It will be my pleasure to send you a couple of pictures of the 8″x8″ “Pave the Way” brick that we’ll soon be creating in recognition of your kind and continued support of the magnificent creatures that call Big Cat Rescue home.With warmest appreciation for all that you and your colleagues continue to do in support of the animals,Jeff