International Society for Animal Rights

1:14 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Homeless Animals Take the Spotlight

Iris - the sweet, shy cat born without eyelids.
Sue Nevins Road Runner Rescue

Helping pets in need is something those who work in animal rescue do throughout the year. But International Homeless Animals’ Day – which is celebrated this week – puts a focus on homeless animals for those who don’t think about the issue on a regular basis.

International Homeless Animals’ Day is sponsored by the International Society for Animal Rights, and according to the organization’s website, the third Saturday of August is a day when the spotlight is put on what ISAR calls the “pet overpopulation epidemic.” That day is Aug. 18 this year.

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