Feel like helping out cats? On Wednesday, Oct. 30, a local Guadalajara Grill Mexican Grill is hosting a "Feasting For Felines" event where 25 percent of order proceeds go to Hermitage Shelter's cats.
The event goes on until 9 p.m. and is at 4901 East Broadway Boulevard. In order to participate, a customer must mention the Hermitage Cat Shelter when they place their order.
According to a press release, the shelter has recently raised over $43,000 in one week after asking for financial help. Also, the number of their donors who pay re-occurring monthly donations has gone up over 25 percent. However, the shelter still needs help. Hermitage, on average, spends around $60,000 a month for utilities and maintenance costs and $50,000 on cat care. The shelter's current goal is to meet monthly expenses and to also have enough monetary reserves for six months.
If you can't make it to Guadalajara, other ways to help the shelter include: donating cat supplies, donating online, volunteering, offering to foster or adopt.
The Hermitage Cat shelter has been rescuing and taking in abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens in southern Arizona for over 50 years. Per the shelter's website, their mission statement is to advocate for "animal rights and ending needless euthanasia of at-risk felines through protection, adoption, and sanctuary."