Partners in Caring
February 23, 2004
College Station, TX, February 20, 2004- Dr. Margaret Slater,
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Public Health has
been awarded a "Partners in Caring" grant with The Brazos Feral Cat
Allies (BFCA). They are working with the Veterinary Medical
Teaching Hospital (VMTH), College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas
A&M University, to provide additional veterinary medical care
for homeless cats in the Brazos Valley. The grant will
provide CVM students with the opportunity to spay/neuter, vaccinate
and microchip feral cats on scheduled surgery days.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
(ASPCA) has awarded BFCA a "Partners in Caring" grant to help fund
their Trap, Neuter and Return Feral Cat Program in the
Bryan-College Station area. This grant will be used to support
BFCA's efforts to spay/neuter, ear-tip, vaccinate and microchip
feral cats in our area.
"The 'Partners in Caring' grant program is one way that we
support worthy organizations and initiatives," says ASPCA President
Ed Sayres. The ASPCA views its grant recipients as their true
Partners in Caring. This honor is a mark of their support of
the sponsored program.
BFCA is a 502c3 non-profit tax-exempt organization that works
with cat caretakers in the area. Donations can be sent
to: BFCA, PO Box 10738, College Station, TX 77842. For
more information visit their website at www.catfriends.org .
Angela G. Clendenin
Director, Communications & Public Relations
Ofc - (979) 862-2675
Cell - (979) 739-5718
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